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Re: n3/n-triples syntax question

From: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 11:33:53 -0800
Message-ID: <000e01c179d6$04d7d360$657ba8c0@c1457248a.sttls1.wa.home.com>
To: <timbl@w3.org>, "Sandro Hawke" <sandro@w3.org>
Cc: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
From: "Sandro Hawke" <sandro@w3.org>

> I was telling Bijan that his n3 parser should output N-Triples, when
> we came across the problem that anonymous node names (_:qname) are a
> pain to generate uniquely.  When you need one (eg for a [ ]
> construct), you can't just make one ("_:g57"), because the user might
> use the same identifier ("_:g57") later in the document.

If someone is writing an N3 document, why would they want to make up their
own anonymous node name ... that seems to me like a contradiction.  What am
I missing?

Seth Russell
Received on Friday, 30 November 2001 14:35:53 GMT

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