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RE: subject=predicate ?

From: Ron Daniel <rdaniel@interwoven.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2001 08:07:46 -0700
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>, "Nikita Ogievetsky" <nogievet@cogx.com>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Cc: <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EMEKICCGFEKJFGKMFLEPIEBKDBAA.rdaniel@interwoven.com>
Sorry, sloppy terminology on my part. Sean is
correct that I should have said Property.

Ron

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sean B. Palmer [mailto:sean@mysterylights.com]
> Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2001 8:00 AM
> To: Ron Daniel; Nikita Ogievetsky; www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> Cc: www-rdf-logic@w3.org
> Subject: Re: subject=predicate ?
> 
> 
> > > is it valid from RDF standpoint (an why not?)
> > > if subject and predicate are same?
> >
> > Nothing in the current M&S spec prevents this.
> [...]
> 
> A subject cannot be a *predicate* as I understand it, because the
> predicate is always the piggy-in-the-middle as far as the triple is
> concerned, but of course an instance of *property* (i.e. rdf:type(?x,
> rdf:Property)) can be. I think that Nikita was in fact asking if a
> property can be used as a subject. The answer, therefore, is "yes".
> 
> --
> Kindest Regards,
> Sean B. Palmer
> @prefix: <http://webns.net/roughterms/> .
>:Sean :hasHomepage <http://purl.org/net/sbp/> .
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