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Re: Model-specific identity for anon resources, and its representation: A new issue?

From: <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 10:36:47 +0100
To: aswartz@upclink.com
Cc: Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <OF7FD24ACC.1A9A2B65-ON41256A6C.0030C8B0@bayer-ag.com>


Hi Aaron,

> > We can imagine that anounymous terms are identified 'by their content'
>
> I certainly hope not. At least, this is not the way I use
> anonymous terms. I imagine anonymous terms being equivalent to
> stating "a term with these properties" not "all terms with these
> properties".
> If two people in a room call out that they're
> thinking of something gray...
>
>    :Person1 :thinkingOf [ :color :Gray ] .
>    :Person2 :thinkingOf [ :color :Gray ] .
>
> ... we cannot conclude that they are both thinking of elephants,
> or at least of the same thing. One may be thinking of the New
> York Times and the other of his office building.

I think/hack that both anonymous *terms* can be *unified*
which is NOT the same as equality

--
Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
Received on Friday, 15 June 2001 04:37:22 EDT

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