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Re: Dark triples, motivating examples

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 00:11:20 -0500
To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
CC: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B8E11CA8.316F0%aswartz@swartzfam.com>
First off, thanks for your very helpful explanation of the problem.

On 2002-04-15 08:07 PM, "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu> wrote:

> Peter has shown that [not having dark triples] can actually produce
> inconsistencies in the OWL, basically rendering what would otherwise be
> perfectly good OWL assertions into nonsense.

Can you provide a pointer to this finding?

> PS. A pre-emptive strike: reification doesn't do it, either.

Alright, but do dark triples fix reification?

[ "Aaron Swartz" ; <mailto:me@aaronsw.com> ; <http://www.aaronsw.com/> ]
Received on Tuesday, 16 April 2002 01:20:04 UTC

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