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Re: Dark triples, motivating examples

From: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 16:35:19 -0700
Message-ID: <002001c1e59f$5f4988e0$657ba8c0@c1457248a.sttls1.wa.home.com>
To: "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Cc: "RDF-comments" <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>
From: "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>

> >I fail to see how the triple refered to by a reification quad is *not*
dark
> >in the graph which contains it.  For example:
> >
> >In a graph containing this reification quad:
> >
> >_:1 rdf:type rdf:Statement.
> >_:1 rdf:subject foo:S.
> >_:1 rdf:predicate foo:V.
> >_:1 rdf:object foo:O.
> >
> >The triple:
> >
> >foo:S foo:V foo:O.
> >
> >Is *certainly* dark.
>
> Well, its not even there, so I would say the questions of its
> darkness or lightness don't even arise.

Point taken.   I'm just trying to figure out if we can consider the RDF
reification quad to be a dark triple relative to the document (graph) in
which that quad exists .... or not?  Seems to me that you are stopping short
of actually saying that .... why?

Seth Russell
Received on Tuesday, 16 April 2002 19:40:15 GMT

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