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Re: A triple is not unique.

From: Jonas Liljegren <jonas@rit.se>
Date: 19 Nov 2000 18:07:32 +0100
To: "McBride, Brian" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>, Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>, RDF-IG <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <87r947zy97.fsf@astral.paranormal.se>
"McBride, Brian" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com> writes:

> > Is this what we want?  In that case, we will have to make the
> > *stating* diffrent from the *statement*:
> > 
> >  S1: god notplayswith dice
> >  S2: S1 statedBy einstein
> >  S3: S2 statedAt 1950-04-10
> S2 was stated on 19th Nov 2000 not in 1950.  How about:
>   S1: stating stated [god notplayswith dice]
>   S2: stating statedBy einstein
>   S3: stating statedAt 1950-04-10

Yes. That has been suggested before.  But that means that you can't
use reification in the way examplified in RDF M&S.

My vote is on allowing identical statements with diffrent identities.

And you can't avoid that with statements distributed over several
models over the net.

/ Jonas Liljegren

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