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RE: Multigraphs example proposal in RDF 1.1 Primer

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:05:14 +0100
To: "'Guus Schreiber'" <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>, <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <006c01cef8f7$0b4cb4b0$21e61e10$@lanthaler@gmx.net>
On Saturday, December 14, 2013 2:50 PM, Guus Schreiber wrote:
> On 14-12-13 12:32, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
> > On Saturday, December 14, 2013 10:52 AM, Pat Hayes wrote:
> >> Option 1 works for me. I like option 2 better but I also see that it
> >> would probably get too complicated to explain in a primer.
> >>
> >> I would prefer to also add a slightly stronger warning to option 1,
> >> something like this at the end of the paragraph:
> >>
> >> "Note however that RDF provides no way to convey this semantic
> >> assumption to other readers of the dataset."
> >
> > +1, I was just about to write the same. If we stick to option 1, I
> would
> > like to see "out-of-band knowledge" added to the sentence above or in
> a
> > separate one to make this crystal clear (yeah, it's basically the
> same but
> > nevertheless I think it will help people understanding this).
> 
> OK. Suggest to extend Pat's formulation as follows:
> 
> [[
> Note however that RDF provides no way to convey this semantic
> assumption
> to other readers of the dataset. Those readers will need to rely on
> out-of-band knowledge to interpret the dataset in the intended way.
> ]]

+1, thanks


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