> 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. see owl:sameIndividualAs 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 y/x-think15/ 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 ite5-i/ XML class warfare - http://www.adtmag.com/article.asp?id=6965
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