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Re: RDF Extensibility

From: Reto Bachmann-Gmuer <reto.bachmann@trialox.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2010 18:31:50 +0200
Message-ID: <AANLkTim2QK4hFbds1-BkEs4RizfGO3-WXvHIc-xqZYkX@mail.gmail.com>
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 1:57 PM, Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk> wrote:

> Without knowing the definition of foaf:Person, it's difficult to
> conclude that foaf:Person is not a property. However, even without
> knowing the definition of a literal, it is easy to conclude that it is
> not a suitable node to be used as a property, so in my opinion, it is
> sensible to state that triples containing a literal as the predicate
> have no meaning (even though I think they should be syntactically
> allowed).

I think it would be perfectly possible to have a datatype mapping to a
value-space of properties. But I see no practical benefit with this so I'd
prefer not to support literal predicates syntactically.

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