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Re: Of partial reification

From: Jonas Liljegren <jonas@rit.se>
Date: 23 Nov 2000 13:21:41 +0100
To: Graham Klyne <GK@Dial.pipex.com>
Cc: Bill de hÓra <dehora@acm.org>, "ML RDF-interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <87d7fmkhey.fsf@astral.paranormal.se>
Graham Klyne <GK@Dial.pipex.com> writes:

> Under the present regime, I think the pain of disallowing partial
> reification (e.g. "syncing and transaction mechanism") is greater than
> the pain of allowing it.  Also, I don't see how one can prevent
> somebody from creating a model such as:
>     [S] --rdf:Type-----> [rdf:Statement]
>     [S] --rdf:Subject--> [SomeResource]

Heh!  This could be used as an alternative to having dedicated
variable URIs in queries.  The above would match all statements with
the specified subject.

But I still prefere having the varaiables...

/ Jonas Liljegren

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