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Jeff Lowery scripsit:
> How do you draw the distinction between representation and resource? One
> man's meat is another man's poison.
Oh, a representation can itself be a resource and have its own meta-rep.
The trick of using b-nodes is good in this respect: an RDF b-node represents
a non-retrievable (non-addressable) thing-in-the-world.
> Even Will Shakespeare could be seen as representation of a set of
> chromosomes. If you can't agree on where to draw the
> resource/representation dichotomy, how can you agree on an identifier
The same way we agree on a quotation convention such that "'Boston' has six
letters" is reasonable and so is "Boston has six million inhabitants", but
not vice versa.
My corporate data's a mess! John Cowan
It's all semi-structured, no less. http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
But I'll be carefree firstname.lastname@example.org
Using XSLT http://www.reutershealth.com
In an XML DBMS.