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Re: A strange question

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 17:56:56 -0500
Message-Id: <p051010a0b7fe48ef34ea@[205.160.76.193]>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>Pat Hayes wrote:
>
>>Hey, the following thought occurred to me. Is it legal to use a 
>>uriref in an RDF triple, where the uriref is the URL of the 
>>document in which the triple appears? In other words, can a piece 
>>of RDF refer to itself? If so, what could it possibly mean?
>
>
>Does DAML do this?  Hmmm, yes it does.  In:
>
>.....
>
>The 'rdf:about=""' refers to current document.  Is that what you meant Pat?

Yes, though I wasn't thinking of that kind of 'labelling' use, which 
of course is ubiquitous. To see what I was thinking about, see the 
messages to Jos.

Pat

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