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Re: potential edit for Concepts section 1.7

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2013 12:13:49 -0400
Message-ID: <51DD883D.9010101@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
On 7/10/13 11:40 AM, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> An entailment regime [RDF-MT] is a specification that defines precise
> conditions that make these relationships hold. RDF itself recognizes only
> some basic cases of entailment, equivalence and inconsistency.
Doesn't this imply that entailment is a defining characteristic of RDF  
i.e., the mechanism for RDF claims/statements interpretation?

I ask because in recent times, there appears to be a line of thought 
that doesn't consider entailment as being the mechanism that's intrinsic 
to RDF.

Basically, a piece of structured data  is interpretable as RDF because 
an RDF processor understands RDF entailment.

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