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Re: ISSUE-148: IRIs do *not* always denote the same resource

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2013 07:11:20 -0500
Message-ID: <52B2E268.9090308@openlinksw.com>
To: RDF Working Group WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>, Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
On 12/18/13 9:33 PM, David Booth wrote, in response to Guus:
>
> I gather that someone didn't like the word "should" or the
> phrase "is intended to" that were proposed earlier.   As a
> compromise, how about inserting "RDF assumes that":
>
>   "By design, IRIs have global scope. Thus, RDF assumes
>   that two different appearances of an IRI denote the same
>   resource. Violating this principle constitutes an IRI
>   collision [WEBARCH]."
> http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/#URI-collision 

+1

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