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Re: Rich semantics and expressiveness

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 21:01:09 +0100
Message-Id: <6F3D03E5-FCC5-465C-AEBC-D76937FD913A@cyganiak.de>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
To: Hamish Harvey <hamish@hamishharvey.com>


On 22 Feb 2007, at 20:17, Hamish Harvey wrote:
>> Oh! I have to admit that I did not think that far. By "relational
>> schemes" I just meant collections of table definitions by their
>> attributes, together with some basic inter-table relationships like
>> foreignkeys. Now, with such general integrity constraints in mind,  
>> the
>> whole discussion might perhaps get quite another direction. Hm...
>
> But those integrity constraints _enforce_ a certain semantic
> consistencies. They do not _represent_ semantic relationships as such,
> do they?

What's the difference?

Richard


>
> Cheers,
> Hamish
>
>
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