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summary of principles

From: Ron Daniel <rdaniel@interwoven.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 14:50:26 -0700
To: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
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Here's a quick summary of principles that seem to have
survived the day's discussions. 

 1) The GRAPH is the central concept for RDF, not its expression
    in a serialization syntax.
 2) There can be more than one graph in the world
 3) There are multiple serialization syntaxes
 4) N-triples is a serialization syntax for a graph
 5) There can be more than one n-triples document in the world
 6) Each n-triples document containing a legal sentence in the
    n-triples BNF represents a graph
 7) Concatenating n-triples documents is not the same as merging
    graphs. There may need to be some rewriting to avoid name
    clashes between anonymous nodes.

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