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Re: RDF statements 'about=' <URI-reference>?

From: Pierre-Antoine CHAMPIN <champin@bat710.univ-lyon1.fr>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 10:15:43 +0200
Message-ID: <39531CAF.C9BFF087@bat710.univ-lyon1.fr>
To: Bill dehOra <wdehora@cromwellmedia.co.uk>
CC: www-rdf-comments@w3.org, CC/PP WG list <w3c-ccpp-wg@w3.org>
Bill dehOra wrote:
> >NOTE1 :
> >the 4-uple model (subject, predicate, object, context) could
> >be built *above* RDF,
> >by means of reification.
> Could you do it with a binding predicate and keep two triples? Maybe
> something like this:
> statement S: (http://w3.org/logo , s1:imageType , s1:GIF ,)
> (http://here.com/foo.rdf, binds, S)

This is exactly what I meant
(though I would more naturally write (S, context, http://here.com/foo.rdf)
 but that really doesn't matter ;)

I guess that S should not be stated directly,
we would only have
  (S, subject, http://w3.org/logo)
  (S, predicate, s1:imageType)
  (S, object, s1:GIF)
  (S, context, http://here.com/foo.rdf)

(how funny that a native 4-uple model would reify them exactly that way...)

> Then perhaps there is time to add a binding predicate to RDFS?

I think this is the least we could do

The most being integrating 4-uples right into RDF as native...


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