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Re: Reificarion poll

From: Graham Klyne <GK@Dial.pipex.com>
Date: Sun, 03 Dec 2000 10:05:13 +0000
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20001203100302.00c24100@pop.dial.pipex.com>
To: Pierre-Antoine CHAMPIN <champin@bat710.univ-lyon1.fr>
Cc: ML RDF-interest <www-rdf-interest@w3c.org>
At 01:37 PM 12/2/00 +0100, Pierre-Antoine CHAMPIN wrote:
>Still investigating issues about reification...
>
>Are, in your opinion, the following RDF piece, equivalent ??

In my opinion (not supported by the specs) I think they should be.  That 
is, reification implied by an rdf:id= on a property being equivalent to 
explicit construction of the reification.

I don't think the spec says anything about the meaning of rdf:id= on a 
property element.

#g
--


>Example 1:
>
><rdf:Description about="#d1" xmlns:my="http://schemas.org/">
>     <my:prop rdf:id="s1"> Foo </my:prop>
></rdf:Description>
><rdf:Description about="#s1"/>
>     <my:prop> Bar </my:prop/>
></rdf:Description>
>
>
>Example 2:
>
><rdf:Description about="#d1" xmlns:my="http://schemas.org/">
>     <my:prop> Foo </my:prop>
></rdf:Description>
><rdf:Statement id="s1">
>     <rdf:subject   resource="#d1"/>
>     <rdf:predicate resource="http://schemas.org/prop"/>
>     <rdf:object> Foo </rdf:object>
></rdf:Statement>
><rdf:Description about="#s1"/>
>     <my:prop> Bar </my:prop/>
></rdf:Description>
>
>   Pierre-Antoine

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Graham Klyne
(GK@ACM.ORG)
Received on Sunday, 3 December 2000 12:15:03 GMT

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