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Re: RDF containers vs. multiple properties of same predicate

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2005 08:13:22 -0400
Message-ID: <42512F62.20900@acm.org>
To: algermissen@acm.org
CC: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Jan--

There's some disucssion on this in the Container section of the RDF Primer.

--Frank

Jan Algermissen wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> does anyone know of a definition (or discussion) of the semantic 
> difference between the RDF graphs resulting from for example:
> 
> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://example.org/books/some_book">
>    <dc:creator rdf:resource="http://foo.org/persons/joe_smith"/>
>    <dc:creator rdf:resource="http://foo.org/persons/mary_meyer"/>
> </rdf:Description>
> 
> and
> 
> <rdf:Description rdf:about="http://example.org/books/some_book">
>  <dc:creator>
>         <rdf:Bag>
>            <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://foo.org/persons/joe_smith"/>
>            <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://foo.org/persons/mary_meyer"/>
>         </rdf:Bag>
>   </dc:creator>
> </rdf:Description>
> 
> IOW, what is the difference of having several authors vs. having an 
> rdf:bag of authors?
> 
> 
> Thanks for any clarification.
> 
> Jan
> 
> 
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