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Re: A triple is not unique.

From: Jonas Liljegren <jonas@rit.se>
Date: 21 Nov 2000 19:47:37 +0100
To: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Cc: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>, RDF-IG <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <87zoituppy.fsf@astral.paranormal.se>
Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net> writes:

> If I understand your case we have:
> 
> Context 1:  URI1 [S1, P1, O1]
> Context 2:  URI1 [S2, P2, O2]
> 
> If the reified statement refers to the entity (the abstract thing)
> and the contexts are aggregated, then I think we could infer:
> 
> S1 --isEquivalentTo--> S2
> P1 --isEquvalentTo--> P2
> O1 --isEquivalentTo--> O2
> 
> But if the reified statement refers to the representation of the
> entity relationship, then somebody used the wrong URI.

My point is that people will sometimes use the wrong URI for a
resouce.  Applications will have to handle such cases.  We have here
two views on what the resource denotes.

It must be allowed to represent those two views in the same RDF
application.


> I'm so confused....

I did it on purpose. ;-)

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