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Indicating same resource for two URIs

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 13:35:10 -0000
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

I know I've come across this question before, but I can't recall if I ever
came across a good answer.

Is there any well defined predicate or other mechanism for indicating that
two resources are one and the same, e.g.:

<http://example.com/thing> <xx:xxx> <http://example.org/thing>

Where xx:xxx would indicate that the resource identified by
http://example.com/thing the same resource as that identified by

So far the best I've come up with is to create:

<http://example.com/thing> <yy:yyy> <http://example.com/uniqueURI>
<http://example.org/thing> <yy:yyy> <http://example.com/uniqueURI>

where yy:yyy is an unambiguous property.

Jon Hanna

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