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

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 11:54:37 -0500
Message-Id: <200107181657.f6IGvZf24787@theinfo.org>
Cc: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com>, RDF core WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
On Thursday, July 12, 2001, at 02:02  AM, Dan Connolly wrote:

> from aaron:
>
> |I think all parsers should spit out
> |equivalent genids for the same document -- the spec should
> |mandate the genid to use.
>
> I'm pretty sure there is no algorithm for coming up
> with genids that works; i.e. there's no algorithm
> for sorting the triples in a graph: you can't treat a graph
> as if the edges didn't (sometimes) cross.

This isn't necessary -- you only need to say something like 
they're numbered based on the location of the XML element that 
defined them, or that they random UUIDs or something.

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