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

On 2012-12-19, at 16:36, Lee Feigenbaum wrote:
>> In any otherwise you end up with names that are just complicated blank nodes, and you
>> then have exactly the same problem as blank nodes, except you just end up growning and
>> growing your names as you go along.
> Well, except they don't have the same problems as blank nodes: UUID URIs are stable from one query to the next and can be linked to and referenced across document/database-context.

Yes, this is the key problem with bNodes, which means you have to be /really/ careful about how and when you use them.

We have local hacks to get round the issue, but that's not great. RDF 1.1 bNode skolemisation provides a more generic solution.

- Steve

Received on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 17:43:59 UTC