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Re: How/Why to implement Reification efficiently...

From: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2000 11:41:29 -0800
Message-ID: <3A27FEE8.F32ACF16@robustai.net>
To: Ora Lassila <daml@lassila.org>
CC: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Ora Lassila wrote:

> Seth Russell wrote:
> > Well I don't know about parsers, but I didn't have any problems building a
> > mentograph of this :))
> >
> > http://robustai.net/mentography/abouteach.html
>
> Cute graph, but unfortunately it has very little to do with how RDF is
> supposed to be parsed :-(
>
> First, the way we *defined* things in the RDF M+S, there should be only
> one "documents" arc, not two.

Yes, but certainly [x , p, [[] , rdf_1, y]] is meant to be interpreted as [x, p,
y] ... isn't it?

> Second, even if there were two arcs, why would you point them to the
> "creator" arcs, and not the XYZ and ABC nodes?

That is just a short hand interpretation simplifying the details.
see [Arcs can be objects]  http://robustai.net/mentography/arcarc.jpg

Seth Russell
Received on Friday, 1 December 2000 14:38:38 GMT

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