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RE: My action item on Moby Dec, issue 14, etc [RDF info]

From: Bill de hÓra <dehora@eircom.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 21:38:36 +0100
To: "'Tim Bray'" <tbray@textuality.com>, <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <003301c260e5$b2847e40$887ba8c0@mitchum>

> Tim Bray: 
> "Some URIrefs may indicate web resources, and a node thus labelled is 
> presumed to denote that resource. Other URIrefs may represent 
> abstract 
> ideas or values rather than a retreivable [sic] Web resource. "
> Hmm; so RDF officially doesn't believe in a 1-1 mapping between URI 
> references and resources? 

I've pointed this out before. Yes, RDF allows the possibilty that 1-N is
the case; the Web axioms and REST (I think) do not. RDF needs a 1-1
mapping to make sound inferences, but doesn't assume 1-1 is the case. 

Bill de hÓra 

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