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RE: The semantics of blank nodes

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 18:55:20 -0000
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBLCBLIMDOPKMOPHLHCEJOEJAA.jon@spin.ie>

> At the level of RDF both URIs are "just an identity". I agree
> that it would
> be useful for many applications to know if you could retrieve a
> representation (note that a resource is not the same as the bytes that get
> sent down the wire - see
> http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/#resource-interactions), however
> there may not
> be a good general way of doing this, and certainly it should happen at a
> level above RDF.

One thing that should have occurred to me when I wrote this reply is that it
is interesting that in RSS the URLs that are expected to be used for
dereferencing are sent as literals, which may or may not match URIs also
used at the RDF level.
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2002 13:48:57 GMT

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