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Re: N3 and N-Triples (was: RDF in HTML: Approaches)

From: Thomas B. Passin <tpassin@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 08:05:14 -0400
To: RDF Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
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[Patrick Stickler]

>
> On 2002-06-11 9:14, "ext Joshua Allen" <joshuaa@microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> >> Awhile back I was thinking about this, and what came to my mind,
> >> was this same idea of using UUIDs as a standard identifier for bnodes
> >
> > Which do you mean:
> > A) urn:uuid:blah
> > B) _:urn:uuid:blah
> >
> > I don't think "A" would work.  But I think that "B" is completely
> > consistent with the RDF Model Theory.
>
> I meant "B", though not bothering with the prefixes. I.e.
>
>    _:8e4ce93e-7d10-11d6-b93d-0003931df47c
>
> Thus, we only have three types of label in an RDF graph, URIrefs,
> literals, and UUIDs.
>

Yes, if it doesn't have a leading scheme identifier, then you know it's a
bnode.

Cheers,

Tom P
Received on Tuesday, 11 June 2002 08:05:16 GMT

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