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Re: RDF *already* supports literal subjects - a thought experiment

From: Leo Sauermann <leo.sauermann@dfki.de>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 12:06:35 +0200
Message-ID: <4C3C3AAB.1020802@dfki.de>
To: Denny Vrandecic <denny.vrandecic@kit.edu>
CC: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
....Madness awaits thee at the end of this road!
and ... nobody got Danny's joke? omg...

hey, I had the solution for annotating literals in front of my eyes
since 1999:

I see no reason for literals as subjects, as they will remove some
little optimizations that RDF store implementors were able to do for
query optimization.
also, given rdf:value and reification, there really IS no reason for
literals as subject - all you want to say can be said already.
I hope that this is rejected by the wg, it is not needed in the real
world apps I know of....


It was Denny Vrandecic who said at the right time 09.07.2010 20:02 the
following words:
> On Jul 9, 2010, at 10:54, Graham Klyne wrote:
>> It has already been suggested that data: URIs provide a way to implement
>> subjects-as-literals in RDF.  I thought it might be worth fleshing this out a
>> little to see where it leads...
> to linked open numbers?
> <http://km.aifb.kit.edu/projects/numbers/>
> j/k denny

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