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Re: RDF Concepts - What is a Node?

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2012 21:15:47 -0400
Message-ID: <4FC42343.4050308@gmail.com>
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
CC: nathan@webr3.org, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>, David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>

On 05/28/2012 01:41 PM, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
> Hi Nathan,
> On 28 May 2012, at 17:02, Nathan wrote:
>> Generally we see an RDF Graph as a Set of Statements, and the meaning of that is the conjunction of all the Statements in the Graph; and where each Graph entails its powerset.
> Yes.
>> However, it seems like there is an unwritten assumption in the community, that the meaning of a Node within a Graph is the conjunction of all the statements made where that node is in the subject or object position.
> Nodes in an RDF graph don't have meaning.

I beg to differ!

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