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Re: #rdfms-identity-anon-resources: provenance

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 16:17:03 -0500
Message-Id: <200107262120.f6QLKa401481@theinfo.org>
Cc: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
On Thursday, July 26, 2001, at 03:44  PM, pat hayes wrote:

> Eg if anonNodes really are exisententially quantified, then 
> there is no way to refer to them outside the document in which 
> they occur. You can send me the document, but neither you nor I 
> can refer to that thing that exists: eg I can't ask you 
> anything about it. If it has a name, I can.

Yes, this is one of the reasons I'd like anonymous nodes to have 
agreed-upon URIs. Apparently, in RDF we can say anything about 
anything... unless it's an anonymous node. ;-)

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