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RE: [closed] williams-01, What is a node in an RDF graph?

From: Williams, Stuart <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 22:16:33 +0100
Message-ID: <5E13A1874524D411A876006008CD059F04A074FB@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Graham Klyne'" <gk@ninebynine.org>
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org

Hi Graham,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Graham Klyne [mailto:gk@ninebynine.org] 
> Sent: 6 May 2003 13:58
> To: Williams, Stuart
> Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org
> Subject: RE: [closed] williams-01, What is a node in an RDF graph?
> 
> 

<snip/>

> >The proposal at [1] does address my comment.
> >
> >I do have a question about the second paragraph of section 3.1:
> >
> >  " A URI reference or literal used as a node identifies what that node
> >    represents.  A URI reference used as a predicate identifies the
> >    relationship between the nodes it connects.  A predicate URI
reference may
> >    also be a node in the graph."
> >
> >Given the first sentence, does a predicate identify a relationship 
> >between the connected graph nodes (which is what the 2nd sentence 
> >says), or between the things that the connected nodes represent?
> 
> Ouch!
> 
> (I assume you mean 2nd para, section 3.2 in the proposed wording?)

Yes.. 3.2 sorry.

> So I think that should be something like:
> [[
> A URI reference or literal used as a node identifies what 
> that node represents.  A URI reference used as a predicate 
> identifies a relationship between things represented by the 
> nodes it connects. ]]

I'll happily defer to whatever the WG decides, I just didn't feel confident
that the prposed wording necessarily said what WG would want it to say. If
it does, then that's fine.

> #g
> 
> >Thanks
> >
> >Stuart
> >--
> >[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Apr/0199.html
> >[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Apr/0207.html

Best regards

Stuart
Received on Tuesday, 6 May 2003 17:17:06 GMT

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