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Re: Linked Data Platform ISSUE-20: What is the base URI of a POSTed document?

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:03:13 +0100
Message-ID: <5076B581.1070308@epimorphics.com>
To: public-ldp-wg@w3.org


On 11/10/12 12:29, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 10/11/12 5:06 AM, Andy Seaborne wrote:

>> Aside: I think this is pushing it a bit too far - RDF is a data model,
>> Turtle a transfer syntax.  The Turtle bytes aren't the data - the RDF
>> triples (absolute URIs) are.
>
> I don't understand your comment above. How are "absolute URIs" the data?
> URIs simply denote entities. In this case, they denote entities in an
> RDF graph (content in the form of structured data accessible from an
> address).

An RDF graph is triples, triples are comprised of IRIs, bNodes and 
literals.  These denote resources (caveat about bNodes).  The resources 
are not in the RDF graph - they are referenced from the graph

3.1 Graph Data Model
http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-concepts/#section-data-model

	Andy
Received on Thursday, 11 October 2012 12:03:41 UTC

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