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Re: A case for a datatype for identifying RDF graphs

From: Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@atomgraph.com>
Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 22:51:16 +0200
Message-ID: <CAE35VmyyjsQLL8x2t7EaU0KmkJGKgtA=Q7jEw2gw3TUo7OuGzw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@emse.fr>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Doesn't this require having a canonical serialization? Even
N-Triples/Quads can be ordered in different ways.

XML has a canonical form, but of course XML only has a single syntax.
https://www.w3.org/TR/xml-c14n11/

On Fri, May 7, 2021 at 8:09 PM Antoine Zimmermann
<antoine.zimmermann@emse.fr> wrote:
>
> To be fair, it has been attempted before:
>
> 1) Ivan Herman edited a draft that contained the idea (but apparently,
> it did not really made it to completion)
> 2) Henry just replied to my email saying that he had a similar (or even
> the same) idea some time ago.
>
> I believe that this idea is in the head of several people, but for some
> reason, no one has gone so far as to actually propose it formally,
> implement it, advocate it, etc. to a larger community.
>
> --AZ
>
> Le 07/05/2021 à 17:56, David Booth a écrit :
> > On 5/7/21 11:03 AM, Antoine Zimmermann wrote:
> >> TL;DR: I propose a datatype that has values that are RDF graphs
> >
> > +1
> >
> > It's really kind of astounding that this has not been done already.
> >
> > David Booth
> >
>
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