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Re: Visualization of domain and range

From: Damian Steer <d.steer@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 12:43:07 +0100
Message-Id: <D633EB81-80B9-4F72-AEBF-C5811F06DDD1@bristol.ac.uk>
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Cc: Bernhard Schandl <bernhard.schandl@univie.ac.at>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, "public-semweb-ui@w3.org" <public-semweb-ui@w3.org>


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On 25 Jun 2009, at 12:16, Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk> wrote:

> On Thu, 2009-06-25 at 11:59 +0200, Bernhard Schandl wrote:
>
>> However many "newbies" to RDF and ontologies are confused by this,
>> because the triple
>>
>> foaf:Agent foaf:holdsAccount foaf:OnlineAccount .
>>
>> is actually not contained in the ontology.
>
> What needs to be communicated is that:
>
> [ a foaf:Agent ] ´╗┐foaf:holdsAccount [ a foaf:OnlineAccount ] .
>
> instead. Those triples are not actually in the ontology itself

+1

I was writing a similar reply, but Toby beat me to it (and did a fancy  
diagram).

In my experience the issue is conveying the implication of the schema.

Damian
Received on Thursday, 25 June 2009 11:44:10 UTC

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