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Re: Implementing statement grouping, contexts, quads and scopes (was: Re: Out of context, in context, out of subject ????)

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 10:30:59 +0300
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
CC: RDF Logic <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B93F4863.1766E%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

On 2002-06-25 19:28, "ext pat hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu> wrote:

>> I consider RDF to already have a mechanism for expressing unasserted
>> triples, namely reification.
> 
> No. reification doesn't do that. Reification *describes* triples. Of
> course that doesnt assert them, but it also does not express them.

OK, let me then restate the proposal using your vocabulary.

I propose that we don't actually have dark *triples*, but rather
use reification to describe triples which will be asserted at
some higher layer, but which remain unasserted at the foundational
RDF layer.

Patrick

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