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 > scheme? 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 jcowan@r... Using XSLT http://www.reutershealth.com In an XML DBMS.
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