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Re: URIs / URLs

From: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 09:16:28 -0700
Message-ID: <006e01c0c435$1ae4ffe0$b17ba8c0@c1457248a.sttls1.wa.home.com>
To: "Giosue Vitaglione" <giosue@umich.edu>, "Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "Lee Jonas" <lee.jonas@cakehouse.co.uk>, "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <charles@w3.org>, "'Aaron Swartz'" <aswartz@swartzfam.com>, "RDF Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Giosue Vitaglione" <giosue@umich.edu>
To: "Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "Lee Jonas" <lee.jonas@cakehouse.co.uk>; "'Charles McCathieNevile'"
<charles@w3.org>; "'Aaron Swartz'" <aswartz@swartzfam.com>; "RDF Interest"
<www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, April 13, 2001 9:01 AM
Subject: Re: URIs / URLs


> On Fri, 13 Apr 2001, Brian McBride wrote:
> > > PLease, let me add an important point:
> > >
> > > RDF needs URI.
> > > Subject, predicate and object are URI.
> >
> > Not according to M&S.  They are resources which are identified by URI's.
> > Brian
> >
>
> Yes, you'are right. Sorry.
> My point was that you need identifiers in RDF to deal
> with resources.

Right!  Me thinks you should consider this a typo in M&S.  There is no way
that the triple {subject, predicate, object} can in any way contain the
actual Resourse itself.  Rather it must contain the URI  to (a arrow to) the
Resource.

Seth
Received on Friday, 13 April 2001 12:20:01 GMT

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