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RE: RDF -- venn diagram for resources, literals, properties, statements?

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 16:23:47 +0200
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Predicates vs Properties


On another list, Graham said ...
> I think you need to be careful to distinguish between things in the
> syntactic domain (including the RDF abstract syntax) and things in the
> semantic domain:
>
> Syntax:
>    Graph
>    RDF Triples
>    Subjects
>    Predicates
>    Objects
>    Literals - plain and typed
> -- [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-concepts/#section-Graph-syntax
>
> Semantic:
>    Interpretation (I)
>    Resources of I (IR)
>    Properties of I (IP)
>    Literal values of I (LV)
> -- [2] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-mt-20030117/#interp
>
> There was some discussion that "Statement" should refer to (roughly) the
> semantic interpretation of a triple.  I can find no specific
> reference for
> this.

is the predicate vs properties distinction one that we are making in our
documents? It looks plausible to me, but I've not seen it articulated
before.

Jeremy
Received on Monday, 28 April 2003 10:24:03 EDT

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