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RE: RDF Semantics: Interpretations and Modelling

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 14:31:52 -0600
Message-Id: <p05111b3bba65d398cfd2@[10.0.100.86]>
To: Graham Klyne <GK@NineByNine.org>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>At 03:03 PM 2/3/03 -0600, pat hayes wrote:
>>The key point however is that this information - about being a bag 
>>- does not impose any restrictions on formal interpretations which 
>>can be expressed as valid entailments. There are no valid 
>>entailments about rdf Bags that are not also valid of rdf Seqs; the 
>>rdf model theory isn't able to distinguish between bags and 
>>sequences;
>
>Is this particular point expressed this succinctly in the text?

Maybe not. It has the following:

"There are no special semantic conditions on the container 
vocabulary: the only 'structure' which RDF presumes its containers to 
have is what can be inferred from the use of this vocabulary and the 
semantic conditions on the rest of the RDF vocabulary."

Pat
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