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Are the names RDF* and SPARQL* worth the confusion?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 17:38:05 -0400
To: public-rdf-star@w3.org
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On 10/27/20 3:01 PM, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> [Back to the original topic of this thread.]
>
>
> I was looking at the semantics of RDF* and I think I have discovered further
> weakness of embedded triples.  In the semantics for RDF* there is a special
> mechanism to allow:
>
> Mary believes << John loves _:a >>
>
> to RDF*-entail
>
> Mary believes << John loves _:b >>
>
>
> But this mechanism is very weak.  As far as I can tell
>
> Mary believes << John loves _:a >>
>
> does not RDF*-entail
>
> Mary believes << John loves _:c >>
>
> Mary believes << John loves _:b >>
>
>
> nor does
>
>
> Mary believes << John loves Susan >>
>
> RDF*-entail
>
> Mary believes << John loves _:a >>
>
>
> Both of these non-entailments seem to me to be significant problems with RDF*.
>
>
> peter
>
>
>
Everyone,

Why is this endeavor named RDF* when it isn't RDF?

Is it worth the confusion++ ?

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