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Re: RDF core: abstract syntax and semantics - an attempt

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 17:12:28 +0100
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To: "Seth Russell" <seth@robustai.net>
Cc: "Aaron Swartz" <me@aaronsw.com>, <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
At 08:02 AM 6/22/01 -0700, Seth Russell wrote:
>From: "Graham Klyne" <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com>
> > Then, we can say that under this interpretation the RDF graph containing
> > the first statement can be  seen as representing a truth, and the graph
> > containing the second statement as representing a falsity.  This is what I
> > mean by appearing 'true' or 'false'.
>I have trouble with you use of the word "represents" here.  It seems as
>though you are using it in a manner such that the range of 'represents' is
>the set of values {true, false}.

Ahem.  The phrase I used was "represents a truth", not "represents [the 
value] true".

"A truth", I think, could be much more than just the value "true".

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