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Re: Agenda for RDFCore WG Telecon 2001-10-26

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 17:22:11 -0500
Message-Id: <p0510109cb7fe40081e9a@[205.160.76.193]>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>I had a reaction against the wording ....
>
>
>>
>>  7: Propose resolution of whether graphs are sets or bags
>>
>>  Propose the WG ACTION Pat to ensure that:
>>
>>     the model theory uses tidy graphs from which duplicate arcs 
>>have been removed
>>
>>  Further the WG notes that:
>>
>>    o an RDF/XML document may represent an untidy graph which 
>>contains duplicate arcs
>>
>>    o an n-triples document may represent an untidy graph which 
>>contains duplicate arcs
>>
>>  See:
>>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2001Oct/0489.html
>>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2001Oct/0496.html
>>
>
>
>(Sorry - this sort of mailing is tedious).
>
>Graphs for me are sets and cannot have duplicates to remove.

Well, we are the Core, guys: we can define them any way we like :-) .
RDF graphs are not mathematical graphs in any case (they seem to be 
directed partially labelled pseudographs, as near as I can make out 
from the various on-line mathematical lexica, but I promise not to 
tell anyone about that.)

Pat
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