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Re: Why nested triples?

From: Pierre-Antoine Champin <pierre-antoine.champin@ercim.eu>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 16:55:28 +0100
To: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@emse.fr>, "public-rdf-star@w3.org" <public-rdf-star@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6f65cff1-68bc-e4ab-a51e-f0cd69903caa@ercim.eu>

On 18/02/2021 15:02, Antoine Zimmermann wrote:
> (...)
> However, I have seen discussions that may serve as counter arguments: 
> when asked why embedded triples are limited to single triples rather 
> than sets of triples, it has been answered that RDF* is used to model 
> property-graph-like annotations that only concern one edge at a time. 
> In this case, nested triples should not be allowed, using the same 
> arguments (as far as I know, it is not possible to nest 
> edge-annotations in property graph systems).
I don't have any reference handy (sorry), but I have been told that some 
property-graph systems have a notion of meta-property, which could 
justify at least a 2nd level of nesting.

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