Re: Turtle - Terse RDF Triple Language updated

On Oct 5, 2007, at 3:05 PM, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:

> :Joe   :aunt [ is :Sally;   age 78 ].

Does this generate 2 or 3 triples? Henry's note suggests that it  
should generate 2, as he is using the notation as shorthand.
In other words, parsing this should not generate any blank nodes.
I would support that interpretation, which I think would need to be  
It would be a shame to generate bnodes as a consequence of solely  
wanting an abbreviation.


On Oct 3, 2007, at 10:36 AM, Story Henry wrote:

> :me foaf:knows [ owl:sameAs <>;
>                  a foaf:Person;
>                  foaf:name "Dan Connolly" ] .
> That saves me having to look around the file for the info, and it  
> also save me having to type a URL twice, which is more likely to  
> cause a bug.
> If I don't do that I would have to write
> :me foaf:knows <>.
> <> a foaf:Person;
>                                         foaf:name "Dan Connolly"  .

Received on Friday, 5 October 2007 23:59:17 UTC