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Issue #danc-04 add a triviallyTrue predicate

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2003 13:40:35 +0100
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To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, www-rdf-comments@w3.org

Forgot to change title

recorded as

   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/20030123-issues/#danc-04

Brian

At 15:25 19/04/2003 -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:

>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.
>
>
>--
>Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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