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Subject literals

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2001 12:12:50 +0000
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To: Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
At 11:51 AM 11/5/01 +0200, Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:
>E.g. consider the following simple example:
>    "fi" <rdf:type> <urn:iso:3166_1> .
>    "fi" <rdf:type> <urn:iso:639> .
>One defines a language, the other a country. Yet these
>get merged into ambigous "knowledge" about the subject "fi".

Not according to the revised model theory proposals.  Literal strings would 
graph node labels, and the same literal string label could be used on more 
than one such node (a relaxation of the "tidy graph" requirement).  For 
each node, there would be a single meaning (denotation) in any given 

That is, the "fi" nodes do not get merged.


Graham Klyne                    MIMEsweeper Group
Strategic Research              <http://www.mimesweeper.com>
Received on Monday, 5 November 2001 07:44:26 UTC

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