Re: Why does RDF* allow triples as objects?

On 06/09/2019 07:32, Pierre-Antoine Champin wrote:
> On Thu 5 Sep 2019, 19:46 Andy Seaborne, < 

>     In PG, don't edges have attributes, not edges-on-edges?, which (I
>     guess)
>     would be RDF*-triples with literals as objects.
> What do you call an attribute in RDF? My tentative definition would be: 
> a triple with a literal in the object position.

Yes, that fits the PG terminology.

> According to your point 
> above, that opens the door for triples in objet position :-)


While <<>>-triples have the characteristic of literals (abstraction) of 
describing the triple, it is another step to extend the RDF data model 
by placing them in the set of literal terms.


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