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Re: SPIN Syntax simplified

From: Gunnar Aastrand Grimnes <gunnar.grimnes@dfki.de>
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2013 13:57:28 +0100
Message-ID: <511101B8.4010608@dfki.de>
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
CC: Holger Knublauch <holger@knublauch.com>, semantic-web@w3.org
> Turtle allows prefixes to be
> re-defined:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/turtle/#prefixed-name
> so that means that the same prefix could be bound to different URIs at
> different points, [...]
> but I seem to remember that
> there was a good reason for permitting redefinition, though perhaps in
> hindsight it was a mistake. 

I guess it is done like that so that turtle documents (like n-triples)
can simple be concatenated to form a merged document.
Although if use bnode IDs you need to think twice before doing this.

- Gunnar
Received on Tuesday, 5 February 2013 12:58:01 UTC

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