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RDF Issue #rdfms-reification-required

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 14:14:57 +0000
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To: skokkeli@mathematik.uni-osnabrueck.de
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org



you raised an issue which was captured in


M&S Spec says that "The Description element itself represents an instance 
of a Bag resource...". Does this mean that a parser MUST create a Bag of 
reified statements for every Description Element?

As recorded in


the RDFCore WG resolved:

   a parser is not required to create bags of reified
   statements for all rdf:Description elements, only
   those which are explicitly reified using an rdf:ID
   on a propertyElt or by an RDF:bagID on the

Please could you respond to this message, copying www-rdf-comments@w3.org 
indicating whether this is an acceptable resolution of this issue.

Brian McBride
RDFCore co-chair
Received on Monday, 14 January 2002 09:15:55 UTC

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