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RDF -- venn diagram for resources, literals, properties, statements?

From: Waqar Hasan <hasan@dbwizards.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2003 14:33:39 -0700
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BIEJIHBDAGGDGJEKMJLLOEBKCBAA.hasan@dbwizards.com>
I am trying to understand the Venn diagram for the following sets
used in the RDF data model
(http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-rdf-syntax-19990222/ Section 5)

1. Resources
2. Literals
3. Properties (proper subset of resources)
4. Statements

I suspect the following are true and would appreciate either pointers to
what in the spec makes them true or counter-examples:

(a) No literal is a resource

(b) No property is a statement

(c) Some statements are resources others are not.

(d) No literal is a statement


- Waqar Hasan
Received on Sunday, 27 April 2003 17:57:20 UTC

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