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Comments on Jena Paper

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 10:31:51 -0500
Message-Id: <200107302304.f6UN4tU21280@theinfo.org>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: RDF-Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
In http://www-uk.hpl.hp.com/people/bwm/papers/20001221-paper/ you wrote:

> Each such URI defines a new resource.  Thus there may be many 
> resources which represent the same tree. 

Do you have evidence to support this claim? I have heard it as 
an opinion several times but I was curious whether this was 
clarified in any document.

> RDF statements are not resources.

Anything that can be identified is a resource and RDF statements 
can clearly be identified, so I'm pretty sure statements are 
resources. The issue, I think, is that RDF provides no built-in 
way to identify and address these resources.

[ "Aaron Swartz" ; <mailto:me@aaronsw.com> ; <http://www.aaronsw.com/> ]
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