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> I accidentally failed to send this to the list:
> "Emmanuil Batsis (Manos)" scripsit:
> > The usability of anonymous nodes can be overrated as they don't have a
> > URI serving as a global unique identifier (and potentialy locator) for
> > them.
> Indeed. One would have to impose a higher-order rule that says "two b-nodes
> with identical subjectIndicator properties are to be treated as identical",
> as indeed they do in the TM world.
So again, can be done in RDF, but I , for one, am not likely to go through
such elaborations in practice.
> > Using "predications linking them to suitable subject-indicating URIs"
> > sounds cumbersome. Using actual resources provides this functionality in
> > a more uniform way.
> Sure, it's convenient to identify Shakespeare with his picture. Unfortunately
> it leads to nonsensical conclusions like "An English playwright has a height
> of 160 pixels."
Maybe in the software you've seen. Certainly not in any software I've
written, though, nor in any software I would have tried more than once.
Uche Ogbuji Fourthought, Inc.
http://uche.ogbuji.net http://4Suite.org http://fourthought.com
The open office file format - http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/librar
Python Generators + DOM - http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2003/01/08/py-xml.html
4Suite Repository Features - https://www6.software.ibm.com/reg/devworks/dw-x4su
XML class warfare - http://www.adtmag.com/article.asp?id=6965