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Re: graph terminology

From: Thomas Baker <tom@tombaker.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 16:33:45 -0400
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120817203345.GB87220@alpha.dublincore.org>
On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 11:37:29AM -0400, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> >>>You have RDF data sources (datasets or triple collections)
> >>>associated with RDF data source names (which can take the form of
> >>>an IRI). How about that?
> >+0.5 - the terms seem okay as long as there's a good story for the difference
> >between a "data source" and a "dataset", and between a "dataset" and a "triple
> >collection".
> Yes.
> Data Source -- where you get the data from
> Dataset -- an actual collection of triples.
> Thus, you can have a single Data Source Name associated with one or
> more datasets; which can also be associated with one or more
> triples.

So a Data Source Name can "be associated with" either a collection of triples
(Dataset or Triple Collection) or with individual triples?  Triples, either
individually or in collections, can be said to have a (named) Data Source?


Tom Baker <tom@tombaker.org>
Received on Friday, 17 August 2012 20:34:18 UTC

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