Re: Subjects as Literals, [was Re: The Ordered List Ontology]

Hello Kingsley!


> IMHO an emphatic NO.
> RDF is about constructing structured descriptions where "Subjects" have
> Identifiers in the form of Name References (which may or many resolve to
> Structured Representations of Referents carried or borne by Descriptor
> Docs/Resources). An "Identifier" != Literal.
> If you are in a situation where you can't or don't want to mint an HTTP
> based Name, simply use a URN, it does the job.

It does look like you're already using literal subjects in OpenLink
Virtuoso though:

FROM <people>
    ?s foaf:Name ?name . ?name bif:contains "'rich*'".


Received on Thursday, 1 July 2010 12:55:25 UTC