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Re: #rdf-containers-syntax-ambiguity,#rdf-containers-syntax-vs-schema

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 00:27:05 +0100
Message-ID: <3B313149.932CBC27@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org


pat hayes wrote:
> 
> Does this
> 
>   <rdf:Bag>
>      <rdf:li>1</rdf:li>
>      <rdf:_10>10</rdf:li>
>      <rdf:li>11</rdf:li>
>    </rdf:Bag>
> 
> ie
>    _:genid <rdf:type> <rdf:Bag>.
>    _:genid <rdf:_1>   "1" .
>    _:genid <rdf:_10>  "10" .
>    _:genid <rdf:_2>  "11" .
> 
> indicate/denote/represent a bag with three elements, or a bag with
> (at least) 10 elements, 7 of which (numbered 3 through 9) are
> unspecified?

Ok, I'll play sucker.  It represents a bag with at least the members "1",
"10" and "11".

> 
> In what way does this thing differ from the similar object gotten by
> writing 'rdf:Seq' instead of 'rdf:Bag' ?

That would be a sequence whose 1st member was "1", whose 10th member
was "10" and whose 11th member was "11".

Brian
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