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Re: Subjects as Literals

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2010 08:05:36 +0100
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: Sampo Syreeni <decoy@iki.fi>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100706080536.623d9c97@miranda.g5n.co.uk>
On Mon, 5 Jul 2010 17:43:17 -0500
Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us> wrote:

> Well, nobody is suggesting allowing literals as predicates (although  
> in fact the RDF semantics would easily extend to this usage, if  
> required, and the analogous structures are allowed, and do have  
> genuine use cases, in ISO Common Logic.)

Actually, I have suggested allowing them just to make things simpler -
URIs, blank nodes and literals would all be allowed in any position.
However, a statement with a literal in the predicate position would be
officially defined to have no meaning.

Toby A Inkster
Received on Tuesday, 6 July 2010 07:06:50 UTC

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