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Re: suggest owl11:chain to relate a list of properties to their chain/composition

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 23:22:18 +0100
Message-ID: <46AFB61A.70902@hpl.hp.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: Owl Dev <public-owl-dev@w3.org>

Dan Connolly wrote:
> According to http://www.w3.org/Submission/owl11-rdf_mapping/
> that seems to map to
>  (parent brother) rdfs:subPropertyOf uncle.
> Meanwhile, the domain of rdfs:subPropertyOf is Property.
> So (parent brother) is a Property? I can't see any critical
> problems just now, but it seems a little odd.

How so?
Making the bnode explicit:

_:p rdfs:subPropertyOf uncle.
_:p = (parent brother).

There exist a thing (_:p) that is a subPropertyOf uncle (and hence it is 
a property), which equals parent composed with brother.

Doesn't that read OK?


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