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Re: An alternative RDF

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 04:14:59 -0400
To: Tara Athan <taraathan@gmail.com>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <20140711081457.GH21491@w3.org>
* Tara Athan <taraathan@gmail.com> [2014-07-11 03:51-0400]
> On 7/10/14 10:59 AM, Pat Hayes wrote:
> >RDF is an assertional language, and by its very nature is capable of expressing contradictions.
> Aside from giving the same name to two different named graphs, what
> sort of contradictions can be expressed in RDF - without going to at
> least the RDFS entailment regime?

I think you are agreeing with Pat. Victor was talking about
contradictions in his domain (program) which RDF was unable to
prevent. An trivial example would be

  <Bob> :gender "M", "F".

(Note that OWL could detect that error, as could Resource Shapes,
Shape Expressions, ...)

> Tara


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