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Parsers and rdf:Description

From: Stefan Kokkelink <skokkeli@mathematik.uni-osnabrueck.de>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2000 14:43:10 +0200
Message-ID: <39A2755E.1A11F222@mathematik.uni-osnabrueck.de>
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

I have a question about Description elements.
The M&S Spec says:

"The Description element itself represents an instance 
of a Bag resource. The members of this Bag are the 
resources corresponding to the reification of each of
the statements in the Description. If the bagID 
attribute is specified its value is the identifier 
of this Bag, else the Bag is anonymous."

This sounds to me like a MUST for a parser to 
create a Bag of reified statements for 
every Description Element. 

The Online SWI-Prolog RDF parser and the 
Pro-Solutions parser don't create a Bag.
SiRPAC provides the option 
'Show bags for each description block'.

What's right and wrong?

Stefan Kokkelink
Received on Tuesday, 22 August 2000 08:44:16 UTC

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