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Re: Proposal: #rdfms-identity-anon-resources

From: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 10:40:30 +0100 (BST)
To: Sergey Melnik <melnik@db.stanford.edu>
cc: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>, Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com>, RDF core WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.31.0107121039360.1288-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>
On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, Sergey Melnik wrote:

> Aaron Swartz wrote:
> >
> > On Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at 12:27  PM, Graham Klyne wrote:
> > [...]
> >
> > > No specific mechanism for generating such URIs is mandated, but
> > > the following options might be considered:
> >
> > This is the problem I have. I think all parsers should spit out
> > equivalent genids for the same document -- the spec should
> > mandate the genid to use.
>
> I agree with Aaron. Otherwise, testing parsers for compliance is tricky.

Not that tricky: Jena now includes support for this; I knocked up a C++
graph-equivalence thing in under a day.


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