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Re: Axiom annotations

From: Paul Gearon <gearon@ieee.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 11:51:33 -0500
Message-ID: <a25ac1f0704190951j73041907k3bd708b028c2382e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Bijan Parsia" <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: public-owl-dev@w3.org
Hi Bijan,

On 4/18/07, Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Just a few days ago, we had an analog discussion for rdf:List and
> > friends here in the "Restrictions on Bags and Seqs content" thread,
> > remember?
> I've not finished my message for that, but short answer from me is
> that I think, even for RDF, Bags and Seqs are known to be broken, and
> rdf:List is not a good idea. Historically, I believe rdf:List was
> introduced in order to encode DAML+OIL syntax in the first place.

I have my own ideas about problems with Containers, but do you have some
references for what you mean by "known" to be broken please?  Similarly, why
is rdf:List not a good idea?

Of course, the question then becomes, what do you think *should* be used?  I
have a couple of practical approaches for specific circumstances, but the
semantics are lacking.

Paul Gearon
Received on Thursday, 19 April 2007 16:51:37 UTC

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