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Re: Reference by description: blank nodes

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 13:27:35 -0500
To: "Miles, AJ (Alistair) " <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Cc: "Dave Beckett (E-mail)" <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>, "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20031029182735.GA608@w3.org>

* Miles, AJ (Alistair)  <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk> [2003-10-29 18:21-0000]
> Cheers Dan.
> Can we cope with the situation where a B-Node may be uniquely identified not
> by a single property, but by a combination of two (or more) properties?
> e.g. Concepts uniquely identified by a combination of soks:prefLabel and
> rdfs:isDefinedBy properties.

I'm not sure how to do that in OWL, or even whether it is possible.

I don't know that any RDF toolkits support that sort of thing
out-of-the-box. They don't generally do single property based merging
either, but it is probably easier.

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