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Re: how many RDF* triples?

From: Olaf Hartig <olaf.hartig@liu.se>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 15:00:39 +0200
To: public-rdf-star@w3.org
Message-ID: <42181185.sx4IsHF5D3@porty3>
Hi Peter,

Right, there is no bound on the nesting depth. However, I don't think that 
this may cause problems.

By the way, the set of literals is infinite as well, so you have the same 
issue with RDF triples.


On onsdag 14 oktober 2020 kl. 08:46:52 CEST Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> 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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