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> [Danny Ayers]
> > You can also use RDF reification and old fashioned certainty factors to
> > cross the bridge :
> >
> > [Nancy hasVirus #SARS] hasCertainty 0.01
> >
> Too bad that reified statements in RDF aren't the same as ordinary triples.
> They are not necessarily asserted in the same way.  Seems like this would
> cause lots of problems for a reasoner.

RDF reification is B.A.D. (Bray meaning).  Avoid it.  Use blank nodes instead.

P.S. Tim, is "B.A.D." your invention, or did you see it elsewhere?  I find 
myself using it a lot :-)

Uche Ogbuji                                    Fourthought, Inc.
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Gems From the [Python/XML] Archives - http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2003/04/09/py-xm
Introducing N-Triples - http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-thi
Use internal references in XML vocabularies - http://www-106.ibm.com/developerw
EXSLT by example - http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/library/x-exslt.html
The worry about program wizards - http://www.adtmag.com/article.asp?id=7238
Use rdf:about and rdf:ID effectively in RDF/XML - http://www-106.ibm.com/develo


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