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Is rdfs:Resource always implied?

From: Jimmy Cerra <jimbobbs@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 20:26:38 -0400
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c32642$227fbe40$0100a8c0@picard>

According to the spec [1]:

> All things described by RDF are called resources, and are instances of
the class rdfs:Resource.

Does this mean that the triple corresponding to that statement is always
implied?  For instance, say I have:

<rdfs:Resource rdf:about="#foo" />

The above serialization corresponds to the statement:

#foo <rdf:type> <rdfs:Resource>

However, consider the following:

<rdf:Description rdf:about="#foo" />

Since the spec says that everything in RDF is a resource, would the
above graph also imply the statement (which is the same one as before):

#foo <rdf:type> <rdfs:Resource>


Jimmy Cerra

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