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Re: Upcoming wave of quad/namedgraph implementations ,was: Reification - whats best practice?

From: Hamish Harvey <david.harvey@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 13:54:42 +0100
Message-ID: <4141A412.3050909@bristol.ac.uk>
To: Andrew Newman <andrew@tucanatech.com>
CC: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Andrew Newman wrote:

> The main problem we've had with named graphs is that it can be a pain 
> on a machine that has multiple names or names that change over time.  
> If I create a models based on machine names called 
> "" and then move to another network and 
> suddenly it's "" then all my existing queries stop 
> working.  I now prefer URNs for models not URIs and add a level of 
> indirection between them (I think this has been mentioned before).

Why tie the graph name to a machine? Surely you don't need to go as far 
as URNs to solve this problem?

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