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RE: Proposed issue: site metadata hook

From: Jos De_Roo <jos.deroo@agfa.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 16:49:29 +0100
To: "<Patrick.Stickler" <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: "Jos De_Roo" <jos.deroo@agfa.com>, timbl@w3.org, www-tag@w3.org, www-tag-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFA3967604.68EA800A-ONC1256CCB.0056CDD8-C1256CCB.0056F7CD@agfa.be>


> > Sorry to stumble in and maybe I'm totally lost in all this
> > threads, but right now I fail to see the need for MGET...
>
> Then please read the entire thread ;-)

I have a holiday ;-)

> > I think things can be made enough precise when e.g.
> > an RDF engine is interested in something *unnamed* _:x
> > for which it knows that <uri-of-doc> log:semantics _:x
> > where the <uri-of-doc> denotes the document and _:x
> > denotes the formula written on the document
> > (and because there is a functional mapping from the
> > document to the formula, the formula could maybe even
> > be *named* or designated as <uri-of-doc>!!log:semantics
> > just as you would use the name "10"^^xsd:decimal
> > instead of the unnamed _:y in _:y xsd:decimal "10"
> > to designate the number 10).
> > So GET doc can be used as before and CONNEG can be used to
> > negotiate for RDF/XML, N3 representations of the document.
>
> Jos, what if I have a URI <http://example.com/foo> and nothing
> more, and want to know what it means and want to ask the server
> http://example.com to tell me. How do I do that?
>
> That is what this thread is about. How to obtain a description of
> a resource when all one has is the URI denoting it and *nothing*
> else.

Well, on the SW that would be a wrong premis
(so everything could come out) as you always
have at least some triples in which that URI
is used...
OK, this is not an SWA list, so we maybe better
switch to www-rdf-interest

-- ,
Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
Received on Wednesday, 12 February 2003 10:50:30 GMT

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