From: Miles Sabin <MSabin@interx.com>

Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 14:23:44 -0000

Message-ID: <23CF4BF2C499D411907E00508BDC95E116FB84@ntmews_01.interx.com>

To: www-rdf-logic@w3.org

Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 14:23:44 -0000

Message-ID: <23CF4BF2C499D411907E00508BDC95E116FB84@ntmews_01.interx.com>

To: www-rdf-logic@w3.org

Working on the assumption that there's at most a countably infinite set of URI(-refs) ... each is a finite sequence of charaters drawn from a finite alphabet ... and similarly for Literals, am I right to infer that, 1. there is at most a countable infinity of resources: because every resource has a URI(-ref) and no two distinct resources share a URI(-ref). hence that, 2. the set Resources from rdfms 5.1, is at most countably infinite, 3. the set Properties from 5.3 is at most countably infinite: because a (proper) subset of Resources. and hence that, 4. RDF models can contain at most countably many statements: becauce they're subsets of, Properties x Resources x (Resources U Literals) which is at most countably infinite because Properties, Resources and Literals are. Cheers, Miles -- Miles Sabin InterX Internet Systems Architect 5/6 Glenthorne Mews +44 (0)20 8817 4030 London, W6 0LJ, England msabin@interx.com http://www.interx.com/Received on Monday, 22 January 2001 09:24:20 UTC

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