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Re: what to call the nodes formerly know as

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 19:53:12 +0100
Message-ID: <3BA8E998.5060908@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: fmanola@mitre.org
CC: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
I think Frank's right.  From the minutes of last weeks telecon:

DECISION: The nodes formerly known as prince nodes are now and forever more
known as bNodes.



Frank Manola wrote:

> I thought we had decided to call them "bNodes", which would be indicated
> in Ntriples by "bNode labels";  you sort of used that terminology in
> Section 0, but only part of the time :-)
> Pat Hayes wrote:
>>What do we call these unlabelled thingies in RDF graphs? I gather
>>that the use of the term 'anonymous node' is deprecated. I propose to
>>call them 'blank nodes' in the MT text, any objections?
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