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Re: Subclass of Thing/Resource

From: Simon Cox <simon.cox@ned.dem.csiro.au>
Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2000 09:37:12 +0800
Message-ID: <38C45D48.4394169E@ned.dem.csiro.au>
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
In this example you are using "description" to accomplish "identification", 
which are really two different things.  However, as you appear propose that 
the "description" features are used merely for disambiguation, then the two 
tasks merge.  

This is interesting, since it appears to allow a *description* of something 
to be the value of a property which is part of the description of something else ...

Jeff Sussna wrote:
> A whole other approach, that might be more feasible, that comes out of my
> previous comments about reliable vs. canonical identification, is to build
> up an identification. For example, "the person who was born at such and such
> a time in such and such a place, was CEO of such and such a corporation at a
> given point in time, etc." RDF could certainly help here.

Best			Simon
Received on Monday, 6 March 2000 20:41:49 UTC

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