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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: associations between nodes
Date Thu, 28 Jul 2005 23:18:57 GMT
James Myers wrote:
> Prof Mazzochi sounds 'way off' ;-) ,

I agree here :-)

> but thats how I've seen references - as the way to encode RDF. I forget 
> how far we backed off in the final spec, but the idea of including a 
> "following' clause in the query language was a way to let you query 
> along graphs. I don't think there's as clean a way to deal with all of 
> RDF (e.g. reification (statements about statements), anonymous nodes), 
> but I think references could work reasonably well for general triples.

I will have to dig this further but at first it feels very hacky... at 
least without an Sparql implementation to back it up.


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