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RE: Trust, Context, Justification and Quintuples

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2003 13:31:14 +0100
To: "Andrew Newman" <andrew@pisoftware.com>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BHEGLCKMOHGLGNOKPGHDIEHOCCAA.jjc@hpl.hp.com>

> Dmitry Borodaenko wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 09:16:40AM -0500, Thomas B. Passin wrote:
> > Why not just reify the statement?
> >
> > ?stmt
> >     rdf:subject :Bob ;
> >     rdf:predicate :friendOf ;
> >     rdf:object :Mary ;
> >     ex:id "1234" ;
> >     ex:context "http://example.com/" .
> >
> > Isn't that precisely what reification is for?
> >
>
> I also think that reification seems the appropriate way to do it.
>

It does not work - see RDF Semantics and its discussion of reification - it
does not quote the triples, which is what is needed. A different mechanism
is desirable.

Jeremy
Received on Friday, 19 December 2003 07:31:37 GMT

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