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Re: ISSUE-148: RDF Concepts - IRIs do *not* always denote the same resource

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2013 23:36:19 -0500
Message-ID: <52AE8343.1010906@dbooth.org>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
CC: public-rdf-comments <public-rdf-comments@w3.org>
On 12/15/2013 01:59 PM, Pat Hayes wrote:
. . .
> My final suggestion for wording would be:
>>>> IRIs have global scope by design. Thus, two different
>>>> appearances of an IRI always have the same meaning. The RDF
>>>> model is based on this principle, and violations of it may lead
>>>> to interoperability problems.

That feels like a step in the wrong direction.  I think talking about 
"meaning" instead of "denotation" here would create even more confusion.

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