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Re: The model as a bag of statements

From: Stefan Decker <stefan@DB.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 14:03:48 -0800
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To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
At 10:39 PM 11/18/99 +0100, you wrote:
>Stefan Decker wrote:>
> > And doing it the way you suggested multiplies the number of triples.
>That should not be a problem. The model origin (model) could be stored
>with the triples, but for the application appear as a bag of triples
>in a read-only state. And you can then say whatever you like about the
>whole bag, or any of the triples inside.

Agreed. But then it is a requirement for the software implementing the
Query API to do this (gets complicated - forget about simple mappings
to databases....)

An observation here:
         We have then a lot of "virtual" triples, which are not (physically)
         part of the defined datamodel!
         Another issue for standardization...


>/ Jonas  -  http://paranormal.o.se/myself/cv/index.html
Received on Thursday, 18 November 1999 17:06:16 UTC

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