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Re: naive question

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 14:59:37 -0400 (EDT)
To: Nikita Ogievetsky <nogievet@cogx.com>
cc: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0105231458020.17788-100000@tux.w3.org>
Hmm. As far as I can tell you want to be able to point to the bit


and then you can make statements about that URI. Xpointer does this.

Then what you really want is a fragment mechanism that tells you what the
context of that thing is.


On Wed, 23 May 2001, Nikita Ogievetsky wrote:

  Please excuse me this naive question.
  Lets say somewhere in a document "A" I have a statement:

    <rdf:Description about="http://www.nnn.com/tmdoc">
      <s:Creator resource="http://www.nnn.com/tmhead">

  In order to express additional info about the guy addressed by "s:Creator"
  property (identified by resource "http://www.w3.org/Home/tmhead")
  I can write something like:

    <rdf:Description about="http://www.nnn.com/tmhead">
  Suppose that I have somewhere instead:
    <rdf:Description about="http://www.nnn.com/tmdoc">

  What is the STANDARD way in RDF to supply information
  about this guy "tmhead" who is "s:Creator" of the resource without modifying
  original statement?
  (i.e. reify?)

  This must be a very naive question, but I just could not figure it out.



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