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Re: Well Behaved RDF - Taming Blank Nodes, etc.

From: Atila <atilaromero@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 10:53:49 -0200
Message-ID: <50D1B8DD.6060800@gmail.com>
To: semantic-web@w3.org
On 18-12-2012 15:11, Lee Feigenbaum wrote:
> For the latter, I'd probably just model it as :Jane :wants :Apple or 
> something like that.
Hum, and if she wants a green apple, like

:Jane :wants [a :Apple; :color :Green]


I think that the botton line is that machines doesn't need blank nodes 
at all, they can work very well without it. But humans do.
It is possible to express things using URIs to everthing, but it is just 
too messy in some cases. It would be painful, specially to beginners.
When i first heard about RDF, I got scared that every single thing would 
got to have an URI. I thought "that can describe social networks well, 
but will be useless to NLP", then I heard about blank nodes and saw I 
was wrong.
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