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Re: #rdfms-difference-between-ID-and-about

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 21:51:55 -0400 (EDT)
To: <guha@alpiri.com>
cc: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0106132150120.22624-100000@tux.w3.org>
On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, R.V.Guha wrote:

> This whole distinction between ID and about is trouble
> waiting to happen.
>
> RDF may be embedded in messages (like SOAP) that might not have
> a url of any sort. In this case, the distinction between id and about,
> and
> the proposal to use "#" which is based on the idea of anchors all lead
> to nothing but trouble.

There are other issues w.r.t. '#' (like # refs being context-dependent),
but what is the "idea of anchors" here?

Dan
Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2001 21:53:58 EDT

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