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Re: Subjects as Literals

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2010 22:23:03 -0400
To: Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1278469383.13675.54.camel@dbooth-laptop>
On Tue, 2010-07-06 at 20:45 +0200, Henry Story wrote:
[ . . . ] 
> foaf:knows a rdf:Property .
> 
> Well we can dereference foaf:knows to find out what it means. This is
> the canonical way to find it's meaning, and is the initial procedure we
> should use to arbitrate between competing understandings of its meaning.

Right.  The document you get upon dereferencing -- the "follow your
nose" document -- acts as a URI declaration.[1]

1. http://dbooth.org/2007/uri-decl/ 



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David Booth, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic (contractor)
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