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Re: Shapes vs Classes (in LDOM)

From: Holger Knublauch <holger@topquadrant.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:29:16 +1000
Message-ID: <54C33BBC.40106@topquadrant.com>
To: RDF Data Shapes Working Group <public-data-shapes-wg@w3.org>

On 1/24/15, 4:03 PM, Jose Emilio Labra Gayo wrote:
> Also, although it was not the case in my example, there could be other 
> examples where you even don't define the type of the nodes. Some times 
> when you are modeling linked data portals that extract data from 
> relational databases or excel sheets, you extract values from tables 
> and link properties to them. You could assign those generated nodes an 
> rdf:type, but it should not be mandatory. And this is or will be a 
> very common use case for linked data applications.

If there is no rdf:type, which other information is used to determine 
what shape an instance is supposed to have? We need to clarify the 
starting points of constraint evaluation.

Holger
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