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Re: rdf semantics and timelessly true

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 02:32:15 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJ_naMYmzG-nUU2mZb=kcZd+Kgdi+opU9vdUY=iP3ancg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: nathan@webr3.org, Sergey Larionov <s.larionov@rks.karelia.ru>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 14 November 2012 17:09, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:

>
> On 14 Nov 2012 16:07, "Nathan" <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Pat,
> >
> > Pat Hayes wrote:
> >>
> >> Its not impossible, and in a strong sense this is required by the
> current RDF semantics, which treats all RDF assertions as timelessly true.
> >
> >
> > Can you refine / expand on this please? I'd presumed RDF to have no
> consideration of time - e.g time-less; as opposed to being true for all
> time (timeless).
>
> I would rather say that the RDF semantics timelessly treats all RDF
> assertions as true.
>

RDF semantics can include time, but generally do not.  They are relational
statements, they need not be treated as either true or false, imho, just
relations.


> Dan
>
> > TIA,
> >
> > Nathan
> >
>
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