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Re: (tentative) container model proposal

From: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2001 09:53:14 +0100 (BST)
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.31.0106070946110.2880-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>
On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Dan Brickley wrote:

> (Tentative) Proposed Simplification

>    The alternative to this reading is to take the paragraph about
>    sequential numbering to apply to instances of RDF data, not just when
>    serialised as XML/RDF but also in the context of databases, APIs etc.
>    To the authors knowledge (@@refs to the contrary welcome), there are


>    no implementations of RDF that take this view, since it makes exchange
>    of partial information about containers highly problematic.

It's a work-in-progress and the framework for experimental stuff I'm
interested in (query engines, anonymous resources, etc.)

I've yet to see a real use of the exchange of "partial information about
containers". Which is to say, I'm not knocking the idea; in fact I
agree in principle - I just haven't seen the summary of "real-world uses
of RDF features".

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