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add a triviallyTrue predicate

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 19 Apr 2003 15:25:52 -0500
To: www-rdf-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1050783952.22215.2.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

Consider adding to RDFS a triviallyTrue predicate;
specification:

  ?S rdfs:triviallyTrue ?O.

is true for all ?S and ?O.

Rationale:

(1) jeremy's digital signature application needs
to number bnodes

(2) folks are asking for all uses of rdfs:comment
to be vacuously true. This would provide that
functionality.

Options:

call it noop or... hmm... rdfs:comment really is
poorly named.


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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Saturday, 19 April 2003 16:25:45 GMT

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