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Re: namedNode? in predicate position?

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@upclink.com>
Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2001 01:36:42 -0500
Message-Id: <200109020639.f826d9E19601@theinfo.org>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
On Wednesday, August 29, 2001, at 09:27  AM, Dave Beckett wrote:

>> while at next telecon agenda items,
>> what about the N-triples/MT related questions
>> 1. predicate ::= uriref  versus predicate ::= uriref | namedNode?
>
> Does RDF allow, let's call it, non-URI-ref for predicates?
> I don't think so, at present.  In the graph model in the original
> M&S, predicates are arrows with URIs, they are never empty circles.

Well maybe it's an arrow without a URI.

I think that princeNodes should be allowed in the predicate 
slot... they're rather useful.

While I'm giving unsolicited advice, I think that a DLG is 
probably not the best way to represent the RDF model... it's 
sort of difficult to picture arrows pointing at other arrows.

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