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on Reification Semantics

From: Yoshio FUKUSHIGE <fuku@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 03:58:27 +0900
Message-ID: <003a01c52f11$225284f0$020ba8c0@delldell>
To: "'RDF Data Access Working Group'" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>


I remember we discussed about the semantics
accompanied with our reification syntax?
(Am I wrong? Please excuse me)

If my understanding is correct, the semantics of
"reification" differs from RDF/XML and N3
(in the latter it might have to be called "quoting?")

My question is which semantics do we accompany
to our syntax (what was the resolution) ?

Literal reading of the document leads to the answer 
of saying: "we mean the former, for it's syntax sugar
for RDF reification."

But our syntax is so close to N3 (by now), I wonder
if we step forward (out?) to quoting.

In case we should not do so, I think commenting 
it(=the difference) in the doc is worth doing.

How do you think?

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