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Re: proposed Primer editorial change

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 10:34:08 +0000
Message-ID: <3FB20CA0.2000709@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

Proposed change is editorial and at your discretion.


Frank Manola wrote:
> There hasn't been a comment about this, but I'd like to add, in Section 
> 2.3 of the Primer (talking about blank nodes), at the end of the 
> paragraph that currently ends "If it is expected that a node in a graph 
> will need to be referenced from outside the graph, a URIref should be 
> assigned to identify it", the following text:
> "Finally, because blank node identifiers represent (blank) nodes, rather 
> than arcs, in the triple form of an RDF graph, blank node identifiers 
> may only appear as subjects or objects in triples;  blank node 
> identifiers may not be used as predicates in triples."
> The reason is that this point is not explicitly made in the current Primer.
> --Frank
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