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Re: thinking about the formal model for RDF

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 12:35:10 -0500
Message-Id: <200107181738.f6IHc7f24901@theinfo.org>
Cc: RDF interest group <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
To: Stefan Kokkelink <skokkeli@mathematik.uni-osnabrueck.de>
On Thursday, July 12, 2001, at 07:28  AM, Stefan Kokkelink wrote:

> There is no problem with anonymous resources here. It
> is not said in sec 5 that a resource *must* be
> named by a URI! Sec 5 just talks about the *set* of
> resources. Sec 5 does not talk about a syntactic representation
> of triples that, for example, a parser may *choose* to
> represent the formal model.

Well, yes, but earlier in the spec M&S states clearly that:

	"Resources are always named by URIs..."

This is under the original definition of resource, towards the 
beginning of the spec.

Something has to give,
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