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Re: A triple is not unique.

From: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 12:28:48 -0800
Message-ID: <3A1ADAFF.3A974915@robustai.net>
To: Sergey Melnik <melnik@db.stanford.edu>
CC: RDF Interest Group <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Sergey Melnik wrote:

> A sufficiently smart application that crawls your Web site will not just
> record
>         [Bush wonThe Election]
> The fact that this statement exists does not add anything to what we
> already know.
> Rather, the app will store something like that:
>         [[Bush wonThe Election]  isSignedBy  <Seth's cryptographic signature>]
> or
>         [<Seth's URL>  contains  [Bush wonThe Election]]
> For the above scenario, I don't see the need to Skolemize more than a
> single statement.

But what if MyMemory (web site as you put it) contains both the statement I made and the
statement made by the Electoral College .. and in fact distinguishes between the two .. as
is the case of this email?

Seth Russell
Received on Tuesday, 21 November 2000 15:26:41 UTC

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