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RE: resources and URIs

From: Williams, Stuart <skw@hp.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 12:31:46 +0100
Message-ID: <5E13A1874524D411A876006008CD059F04A07658@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Tim Berners-Lee'" <timbl@w3.org>, pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>

Tim (or Pat),

> No, that would be illegal by my way of thinking. 
> http://chandra.harvard.edu/NGC/ngc1068 is an information resource. 
> You would expect 
> 
> 
> <rdf:Description 
> rdf:about="http://chandra.harvard.edu/NGC#ngc1068" 
> rdf:type="http://chandra.harvard.edu/AOtype/Activegalaxy7" 
> </rdf:Description> 
> 
> or, in the http://chandra.harvard.edu/NGC information ressource,, 
> 
> <rdf:Description 
> rdf:about="#ngc1068" 
> rdf:type="http://chandra.harvard.edu/AOtype/Activegalaxy7" 
> </rdf:Description> 
> 
> where you can see that local identifiers can be used to refer 
> to abstract things, because that is what the RDF language spec says. 

Can you provide a reference to what the RDF language spec actually says on
this topic, I'd like to read it for myself.

I was under there impression that RDF gave URI References (2396 terminology)
an entirely opaque treatment.

Thanks,

Stuart
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