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how many RDF* triples?

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 08:46:52 -0400
To: public-rdf-star@w3.org
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I was looking at https://w3c.github.io/rdf-star/ and got to wondering how many
RDF* triples are there?  It appears to me that there are an uncountable number
of RDF* triples because there is no axiom of foundation for RDF* triples.

So the following is an RDF* triple:

_:a :p << _:a :p << _:a :p << _:a :p ... >> >> >>

So an RDF* triple could have an infinite number of elements and so there is an
uncountable number of RDF* triples.

Does this cause  any problems for RDF*?  That I am not sure of.


peter
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