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Re: rdfms-graph: Food for thought

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 17:47:39 -0500
Cc: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Message-Id: <20010712224743.XDLI20080.femail18.sdc1.sfba.home.com@localhost>
On Thursday, July 12, 2001, at 04:15  PM, pat hayes wrote:

> The issue is whether we want to say that an RDF graph cannot 
> contain two copies of the same triple, not what we interpret 
> those triples to be saying. I would urge that it would be 
> harmless to let them be bags, and insisting that they are sets 
> places an unnecessary burden on a parser (which would need to 
> remove all duplications whenever it merged two graphs), so let 
> them be bags.

I will defer to your experience on this issue -- if you think 
there's no harm than I don't see why we need the restriction.

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