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Re: Nests and abstract syntax: Quads vs. nests as sets of Triples

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2001 23:14:19 -0400
Message-ID: <00c201c0efc9$1c044240$b6061812@CREST>
To: "Jonathan Borden" <jborden@mediaone.net>, "Drew McDermott" <drew.mcdermott@yale.edu>, <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
Cc: "pat hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jonathan Borden" <jborden@mediaone.net>
[...]
. The issue arises when the RDF 'page' (e.g. as represented by text
> or an internal representation of the XML Infoset) is chopped and flattened
> into triples. The document hierarchy and element order is then lost.

But you can't do that, surely, anymore than you can strip the parentheses
out of
a mathamatical expression or the elements out of an XML document.

tim
Received on Thursday, 7 June 2001 23:14:32 GMT

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