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RE: abstract model and reification

From: McBride, Brian <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 16:16:26 +0100
Message-ID: <5E13A1874524D411A876006008CD059F2393DB@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Graham Klyne'" <GK@Dial.pipex.com>, Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Cc: "RDF Interest (E-mail)" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
> > >    [A] --P-------------> [B]
> > >    [S] --rdf:type------> [rdf:Statement]
> > >    [S] --rdf:property--> [P]
> > >
> > > ?  Here, S may or may not be a reification of [A] --P--> 
> [B].  But from its
> > > type, it clearly represents _some_ reified statement.
> >
> >Seems to me that would represent the reification of all arcs 
> labeled with "P".
> 
> Reasonable.  Or, more precisely, an incomplete reification of 
> all arcs 
> labelled "P".

Which would imply that if I added an attributedTo with value
"Graham" I would be saying that "Graham" made all statements
with property P.  I don't think thats such a good idea.


Brian McBride
HPLabs 
Received on Tuesday, 19 September 2000 11:16:40 GMT

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