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Re: [ratholes, reification, risk] poison-URIref testcases

From: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 10:05:16 +0000 (GMT)
To: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
cc: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>, w3c-rdfcore-wg <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0203251002380.12799-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>
On Mon, 25 Mar 2002, Graham Klyne wrote:

> I would argue that the "meaning" of some RDF is not the "conjunction of the
> meaning of individual triples".  Conjunction of "meaning" seems to be a
> meaningless (er, ill-defined) idea.  It is the _truth_ under some
> interpretation that is a conjunction.

Unfortunately, that bit of the conversation seems to be missing from
Dan's quoted text.

Dan's concern might be summarised as: "...but what if a URI _doesn't_ I
any R?" :-)

jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/
Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 RFC822 jan.grant@bris.ac.uk
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