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Re: a blank node issue

From: William Waites <ww@styx.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 17:21:48 +0100
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, nathan@webr3.org, Ivan Shmakov <oneingray@gmail.com>, semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110302162148.GK51897@styx.org>
* [2011-03-02 15:54:15 +0000] Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de> écrit:

] On 2 Mar 2011, at 14:18, William Waites wrote:
] > maybe some convention or
] > standard for skolemising blank nodes so they can be 
] > referred to might be a good thing?
] There is already a convention/standard for skolemising blank
] nodes: just use a URI instead.

And if I am not the author of the statements but I 
want to consume and manipulate them? Surely you aren't
suggesting getting rid of bnodes completely?

The vendor extensions that I was talking about do 
exactly this. The problem is they do it in different

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