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Re: Are duplicate property/value pairs permitted for a resource?

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@netscape.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 1999 10:54:25 -0700
Message-ID: <370CED51.B20C6CF4@netscape.com>
To: Samuel Yang <syang@peoplemoverinc.com>
CC: "'www-rdf-comments@w3.org'" <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>, "'rdf-dev@mailbase.ac.uk'" <rdf-dev@mailbase.ac.uk>
I believe it should add a duplicate.

Samuel Yang wrote:

> I'm sending this query out again to a wider audience...  Anybody have an
> answer?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Samuel Yang [mailto:syang@peoplemoverinc.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 02, 1999 12:31 PM
> To: 'www-rdf-comments@w3.org'
> Subject: Are duplicate property/value pairs permitted for a resource?
>
> If an RDF processor is asked to add a property/value pair for a resource,
> but that property/value pair already exists for that resource, should the
> processor:
>
> (a) Add a duplicate property/value pair to the resource, or
> (b) Ignore the "new" property/value pair?
>
> I couldn't find anything in the spec regarding this issue.  The closest
> thing I found had to do with fact that the Bag and Seq containers allow
> multiple instances of the same value.  However, that isn't even the same
> issue, since items within a collection have unique property names (rdf:_1,
> rdf:_2, etc.)
>
> Samuel C. Yang
> syang@peoplemoverinc.com
>  <<Samuel C. Yang.vcf>>
Received on Thursday, 8 April 1999 13:55:35 GMT

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