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Re: Well Behaved RDF - Taming Blank Nodes, etc.

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 13:19:12 -0500
To: Ivan Shmakov <oneingray@gmail.com>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <1355422752.2301.22546.camel@dbooth-laptop>
On Fri, 2012-12-14 at 00:39 +0700, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
> [ . . . ]  Indeed, for my own needs, I've
> 	contemplated “weakening” graphs like the following one:
> 
> _:father a :Person .
> :john  :father _:father .
> :marth :father _:father .
> 
> 	down to (the Well-Behaved):
> 
> :john  :father [ a :Person ] .
> :marth :father [ a :Person ] .

I think that's a good argument for adding an inverse property syntax to
Turtle:
http://www.w3.org/2011/rdf-wg/track/issues/95
It would allow you to write the following, without weakening what you
wanted to say:

[ ^:father :john , :marth ] a :Person .



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