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Re: summary of principles

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 21:10:43 -0500
Message-ID: <3B6A0823.CA1731B@w3.org>
To: Ron Daniel <rdaniel@interwoven.com>
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Ron Daniel wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Here's a quick summary of principles that seem to have
> survived the day's discussions.
> 
>  1) The GRAPH is the central concept for RDF, not its expression
>     in a serialization syntax.
>  2) There can be more than one graph in the world
>  3) There are multiple serialization syntaxes
>  4) N-triples is a serialization syntax for a graph
>  5) There can be more than one n-triples document in the world
>  6) Each n-triples document containing a legal sentence in the
>     n-triples BNF represents a graph
>  7) Concatenating n-triples documents is not the same as merging
>     graphs. There may need to be some rewriting to avoid name
>     clashes between anonymous nodes.


That all looks right.

-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 2 August 2001 22:10:45 EDT

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