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Re: Reification - whats best practice?

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 09:11:29 +0100
To: "'RDF interesting groupe'" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040826081129.GA593@login.ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 10:47:13 -0700, Bob MacGregor wrote:
>    Sandro Hawke wrote:
> 
>  The right solution is to use contexts.  Contexts can be implemented
>  using quads instead of triples, or by using a scheme for
>  encapsulating groups of statements, as is done in the Triple system.
>  The DAWG committee is taking baby steps towards contexts by
>  including a SOURCE element in BRQL.  If you substitute the term
>  "context" for "source" in a BRQL query, then you have quads.  Some
>  of us are planning to "abuse" BRQL by treating the sources as if
>  they are contexts.  I would not be surprised if members of the DAWG
>  committee have that in mind (but I can't speak for them).

It is still up in the air wether SOURCE will be included, some of the
members are not keen on it.

- Steve 
Received on Thursday, 26 August 2004 08:11:43 UTC

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