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Re: summary of 'a triple is not unique' and 'statements/reified' statements

From: Graham Klyne <GK@Dial.pipex.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 12:55:13 +0000
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To: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3c.org
At 01:27 PM 11/29/00 +0000, Libby Miller wrote:
>Looking at your definition of when a model contains, a reification of a
>statement exists independantly to the statement itself, according to the
>M&S, so that contains(s,p,o) would be false if the interpretation of the
>model only contains a reification of the statement. So because of our
>reinterpretation of the statements we've found from a rdf source, we get
>different query results than if we had not reified the statements.

I think that's a good point, and one that I need to consider in relation to 
my contexts work.  This approach of defining/analyzing abstract query 
operations could be fruitful.


Graham Klyne
Received on Thursday, 30 November 2000 12:33:03 UTC

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