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Re: practical problems with rdf:parseType="Collection" implementation

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2003 08:31:33 +0100
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030816073133.GA22930@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 03:16:38 +0100, Graham Klyne wrote:
> With lists, these leaves the possibility that there may be a significant
> penalty for list membership queries based on (say) a relational database
> RDF store.  I suspect that this can be optimized in an implementation.

There would most definatly be a penalty unless you entailed some 
"invisible" triples along the lines of rdfs:memeber.

Which raises the question of why it wasn't specified. Does anyone have a 
record of the issue that was raised in OWL and how/why it was closed?

- Steve
Received on Saturday, 16 August 2003 03:31:35 GMT

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