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RE: reference needed

From: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2003 22:52:38 +0200
To: "Steven Gollery" <sgollery@cadrc.calpoly.edu>, "www-rdf-logic" <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
Message-ID: <PHENKPMFEPGEMOCCHNFPIEKICCAA.bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>


Hello Steven

Your question is exactly what Topic Maps Published Subjects address.
See http://www.mondeca.com/pubsubj/

And singularly the document at:
http://www.ontopia.net/tmp/pubsubj-gentle-intro.htm

Bernard Vatant
Senior Consultant
Knowledge Engineering
Mondeca - www.mondeca.com
bernard.vatant@mondeca.com


> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : www-rdf-logic-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-rdf-logic-request@w3.org]De la part de Steven Gollery
> Envoye : lundi 2 juin 2003 18:29
> A : www-rdf-logic
> Objet : reference needed
>
>
>
> I've been trying to find a reference to an issue that I read about a few
> weeks ago and now can't remember where I saw it. The situation goes like
> this:
>
> Suppose we want to represent a real world object with a URL. We put a
> web page at that URL describing the object. Now, when we make statements
> in RDF (or DAML, or OWL) with that URL as the subject or object, there
> is a potential confustion about whether the statement is about the web
> page or about the object that the web page describes. For instance: if a
> web page describes a particular copy of "War and Peace" and we have an
> RDF statement that the author of
> "http://www.mybook.net/WarAndPeace.html" is "Leo Tolstoy", does that
> mean that he wrote the book, or the web page?
>
> This is apparently a topic that has received thorough discussion, and
> even has a name, so I don't want to talk about it here. I'm just hoping
> someone can point me to a paper or something that covers this topic.Or
> just the name of the topic would be enough to start with.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Steven Gollery
> sgollery@cadrc.calpoly.edu
>
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