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Re: Named graphs etc

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 16:29:39 -0500
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Chris Bizer <chris@bizer.de>, Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, www-archive@w3.org, jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-ID: <20040312162939.C32552@www.markbaker.ca>

(also de-lurking... www-archive-request, who knew?! 8-)

On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 04:08:37PM -0500, Dan Brickley wrote:
> Just to de-lurk, yes this all makes sense. One technique that I believe 
> to be deployable (even if a pragmatic hack) is PGP signing RDF files.
> For eg see http://usefulinc.com/foaf/signingFoafFiles
> PGP only assures that the file hasn't been changed since the signer 
> interacted with it, doesn't assure that the signer asserts it.


> My 
> working guess is that, if the doc itself claims that the signer is its 
> creator, that is enough to bootstrap the claim that the signer asserts
> the triples encoded in the rdf/xml. Potentially tenuous but I can't
> think of how else to roll this stuff out...

There's always the media type.


Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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