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Re: properties as nodes etc.

From: Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 00:00:35 -0400
Message-ID: <00d101c2180f$08487ea0$0201a8c0@ne.mediaone.net>
To: "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@comcast.net>, <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>

Thomas B. Passin wrote:
> >
> Ah, back to quads.  I'd like to be able to identify triples, too.  In
> I remember thinking during the recent thread on "dark triples" (was that
> here or on rdf-interest?) that the concept didn't seem workable to me
> without being able to identify actual triples and to make statements about
> them.  Maybe I just didn't understand something crucial.

Well I think that colored triples, or more properly quads, are necessary for
RDF to work on  the web
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-logic/2002May/0123.html, but
that issue is orthogonal to "dark triples" which merely serve as _syntactic
triples_ i.e. non-assertions, whose meaning would need to be defined by
_some other_ specification e.g. WebOnt/OWL.

There would be no general need to be able to make statements about such
pieces of syntax/language.

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