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Re: Should information be merged from several RDF files?

From: Victor Porton <porton@narod.ru>
Date: Sat, 05 Jul 2014 19:33:17 +0300
To: Chockalingam <chockam@gmail.com>
Cc: "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5738901404577997@web5m.yandex.ru>
Any particular reason for this?

There is a reason NOT to merge: It makes error discovery easier.

But are there reasons to merge?

05.07.2014, 19:32, "Chockalingam" <chockam@gmail.com>:
> Dear Victor
>
> As per my understanding it should be merged and then only it will be complete.
>
> Regards
> Chockalingam
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Jul 5, 2014, at 8:37 PM, Victor Porton <porton@narod.ru> wrote:
>>
>> I work on this project:
>> http://freesoft.portonvictor.org/namespaces.xml
>>
>> It involves downloading RDF files from the Web.
>>
>> When a "bundle" (for lack of a better word), that is a set of related RDF triples, is incomplete it should be ignored.
>>
>> My question, if a bundle is split into several different RDF files, and each part of it is incomplete, should it nevertheless not be ignored if the union of all parts of the bundle is complete?
>>
>> A toy example (A, B1, B2, C be namespaces):
>>
>> In one file:
>>
>> <A> <B1> <C> .
>>
>> In an other file:
>>
>> <A> <B2> <C> .
>>
>> If both B1 and B2 properties are required, should this information be ignored (as incomplete bundles)? or should the information from the two files be merged and thus considered complete?
>>
>> --
>> Victor Porton - http://portonvictor.org

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