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Re: N-Triples: Naming anonnodes

From: dehora <acm@dehora.fsnet.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 02:33:51 +0100
To: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
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""" Aaron:

Obviously this wouldn't work for N-Triples output from a data in 
which ordering information had been lost ...
"""

RDF doesn't have a natural ordering over statements where the 
above would make sense. You'd be imposing a convenience ordering 
over RDF syntax parsers that doesn't exist in the _model or grammar(s). 
Plus more brittle implementations which are looking at the ordering 
rather than the implied graph, might miss possible equivalences...
but that's programming with side effects for you.

I don't see why tag URIs can't be used for anon nodes...

Bill
Received on Tuesday, 24 July 2001 21:33:48 EDT

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