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Re: I am.

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2017 16:53:12 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhKToq_c_2YoCZk_=v3uMt+Ri1_7aq6oc+HEjYpxfeC1RQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Cox <Simon.Cox@csiro.au>
Cc: jindong.kim@gmail.com, "jyoung@oclc.org" <jyoung@oclc.org>, Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>, Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 18 May 2017 at 07:11, <Simon.Cox@csiro.au> wrote:

> Or how about (reaching back into the dark origins of RDF where reification
> was a thing)
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> :I-am
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>   rdf:type rdf:Statement ;
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>   rdf:subject :I-am ;
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Only community in the world where you can say "when reification was a
thing", and it's a play on words :)


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> *From:* Jin-Dong Kim [mailto:jindong.kim@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Thursday, 18 May, 2017 14:58
> *To:* Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org>
> *Cc:* Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>; Sarven Capadisli <
> info@csarven.ca>; W3C Semantic Web IG <semantic-web@w3.org>
> *Subject:* Re: I am.
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> Sadly, I can't, in relational thinking.
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> I need another object holding a relationship with me (except the world),
> or a property of me which I would like to talk of, to make a statement in
> RDF.
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> I may be able to state:
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> <http://example.org/I> a owl:Thing
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> which, however, is meaningless with the open world assumption.
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> With no relationship and no interesting property, I may not exist in the
> world, or may be.
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> JD
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