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Re: doing provenance in RDF 1.0 clarified

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 17:32:52 -0500
Message-ID: <3C6AE994.7030305@mitre.org>
To: Sergey Melnik <melnik@db.stanford.edu>
CC: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Sergey Melnik wrote:

> Brian McBride wrote:
> 
>>At 16:14 10/02/2002 +0100, jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com
>>[...]
>>
>>
>>>and Statement is according to a "yes" on DanBri's entailment test case
>>>
>>A simple way to interpret the vote at Friday's telecon is that we decide
>>that an rdf:Statement represents a stating (an occurence of a
>>statement).  Would that then imply that the entailment does not follow;
>>i.e. that two resources with the same values for their subject, predicate
>>and object properties may denote different statings.
>>
> 
> I think this decision effectively makes rdf:subject etc. vocabulary
> useless, i.e. not having any special meaning (I believe Pat made this
> point earlier). In other words, 4-triple reification becomes effectively
> deprecated (which is fine with me).


How about adding a straw poll on the last sentence to the reification subagenda? 

--Frank

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