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Re: For untidiness ...

From: Martyn Horner <martyn.horner@profium.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 11:35:29 +0100
Message-ID: <3C57CC71.57D22B30@profium.com>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Jeremy Carroll wrote:

> 3: Sergey's example
> 
> _1 --dc:Title--> "The Origin of Species"
> _2 --my:book-->  "The Origin of Species"
> 
> Many modellers may use a predicate like my:book to show a relationship
> between a subject (a person) and an object they possess (generally a book
> they possess).
> 
> In which case the following is also plausible:
> 
> _2 --my:book-->  _3 --dc:Title--> "The Origin of Species"
> 
> This seems to suggest that "The Origin of Species" is both a title of
> something and a book. I generally believe that titles are parts of book.
> 
> Jeremy


As Lewis Carroll would say: Haddock's Eyes.

One might assume that _2 is a book consisting of the four words "The
Origin of Species"... or even (depending on the notation) a shorthand
for the location of such a short book.

Tidiness would in this case be invidious.

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