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Re: Provenance in RDF

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2002 15:44:28 -0500
Message-ID: <3C7FE82C.168F395A@mitre.org>
To: Uche Ogbuji <uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com>
CC: Geoff Chappell <geoff@sover.net>, Ronald Daniel <rdaniel@interwoven.com>, Dave Reynolds <der@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "RDF Interest (E-mail)" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Unfortunately, RDF already has a different use for the term "domain". 
What is 4RDF's namespace URI, so we can tell these things apart?

Uche Ogbuji wrote:
> 4RDF has a similar concept, which we call "domains".  A domain is basically a
> URI associated with a collection of statements.  Most naturally, this is used
> to "keep track" of the URI from which a particular set of ststements was
> deserialized (i.e. an RDF/XML source document).
> But domains can also be used to manage context, and to record provenance.
> We don't support domains in Versa because we wish it to be independent on
> 4RDF, which happens to have its first implementation.

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