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Re: Reification - whats best practice?

From: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 12:33:57 +0200
Message-ID: <412F0E15.2010601@virgilio.it>
To: Bob MacGregor <macgregor@isi.edu>
CC: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, 'RDF interesting groupe' <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

Bob MacGregor wrote:

> So where is the controversy?  Possibly is has to do with the problem 
> of nested contexts.  The
> most general solutions allow contexts to contain other contexts.  If 
> the named graph solution
> allows one to apply a name to a subgraph of another graph, then it is 
> supporting exactly the same kind of
> nesting.  The named document solution does not support nesting.

Sorry, could you clarify that last point - if you can refer to a graph 
through the URI of the container document, then surely can't that URI be 
used in another graph/document?
[accepting all provisos about the approach being a bit hacky]


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