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Re: RDF Extensibility

From: Bernhard Schandl <bernhard.schandl@univie.ac.at>
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2010 09:29:11 +0200
Cc: Reto Bachmann-Gmuer <reto.bachmann@trialox.org>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <102F99E1-5323-407F-ADA2-A59CB4D9C9DD@univie.ac.at>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com>

> I agree with Pat in that case, that it would just be easier not to put restrictions
> in the abstract rdf syntax at all, instead of complicating things all over the place.
> There are pragmatic reasons why sentences such as 
> <http://bblfish.net/#hjs> "name" "Henry" .
> are not going to be successful, the main one being that it is impossible to 
> adjudicate what the relation "name" refers to is about.

In that respect, "name" is not different than any URI one has never seen before. What about adding

"name" rdfs:subPropertyOf foaf:name .

to this example?

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