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RE: what RDF is not (was ...)

From: Mark Birbeck <Mark.Birbeck@x-port.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2002 13:49:58 -0000
Message-ID: <6403181231ADB9438FE28C10F35C5B840CE34C@S007.x-port.net>
To: "'Peter F. Patel-Schneider'" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> How many URIs are there?  Only countably infinite.   How many 
> real numbers
> are there?  Uncountably infinite.  QED.

Mmm ... I'm not a mathematician so I may be missing something, but if there
are infinite numbers 'n', then there must be infinite strings 'xn' - i.e.,
some prefix on any number.

Mark
Received on Friday, 4 January 2002 08:47:16 UTC

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