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Re: remove hydra:Resource and hydra:Class (ISSUE-90)

From: Holger Knublauch <holger@topquadrant.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2015 09:43:20 +1000
Message-ID: <54AF1618.50204@topquadrant.com>
To: public-hydra@w3.org
On 1/9/2015 9:40, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
> On 8 Jan 2015 at 23:40, Holger Knublauch wrote:
>> On 1/9/15, 7:48 AM, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
>>> Ignoring the dereferenceability stuff for a moment: do you think it
>>> makes sense to keep something like hydra:Class given that they are
>>> quite different from RDFS classes due to hydra:supportedProperty? Of
>>> course assuming we keep hydra:supportedProperty in more or less this
>>> form :-)
>> Why could hydra:supportedProperty not be used for any rdfs:Class?
> Of course it can be used on any rdfs:Class, hydra:Class is, after all, a
> subclass of rdfs:Class. It is just that the model is quite different from
> RDFS and much closer to the one of most OO programming languages. As such,
> it might be worth to give it a name.

I am all in favor of being as close as possible to OO languages. 
However, then I believe you have a contradiction here: in an OO system, 
you would need to attach hydra:supportedProperty to rdfs:Class, not its 
subclass hydra:Class, so that any rdfs:Class can declare supported 
properties.

Holger
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