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Re: Closure Rule rdf2 generates infinite set of triples

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 10 Jun 2003 19:06:17 +0100
To: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1055268377.3795.81.camel@dhcp-91-136.hpl.hp.com>

On Tue, 2003-06-10 at 14:59, pat hayes wrote:
> >I noticed that closure rule rdf2 in
> >
> >   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-mt-20030117/#rdf_entail
> >
> >will generate an infinite number of triples from any triple with an xml
> >literal as its object.
> 
> Is that really the case? I still have not got a clear picture of what 
> the XMLliteral value is supposed to be or how it relates to the 
> lexical form, but my understanding was that the lex2value mapping was 
> a pretty simple normalization process, so that the set of lexical 
> forms which map to the same 'value' would be reasonably small.

Jeremy is the expert.  I was thinking there may be places where I can
add unbounded amounts of whitespace, e.g. spaces between attribute
values.

Brian
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