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Re: Paradoxes are bugs on the SW was: Re: questions on assertion

From: Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 09:58:58 -0400
Message-ID: <06cf01c234ac$98a89700$0a2e249b@nemc.org>
To: "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@comcast.net>, <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>

Thomas B. Passin wrote:

> >
> > I don't think its ridiculous at all.  There are lots of situations where
> > one would need to be able to store the reliability, or the origin, or
> > timestamp of all your data, in order to later filter out the subset that
> > you want. Otherwise, when an originally trusted source turns out to be
> > unreliable, how will you know which individual statements you no longer
> > trust?
> >
> > Of course doing this with actual quad reification doesn't seem a very
> > attractive solution...
>
> That is what I meant, doing it __using standard RDF reification__ seems
> pretty ugly...
>

A good technique might be to place such collections of statements in a
document, and make assertions about the document, that is the URI of the
document.

Jonathan
Received on Friday, 26 July 2002 10:05:07 GMT

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