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Re: declaredAs

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 01:23:51 +0100
Message-Id: <ACFC1B8C-9354-4B2E-9323-905CFCDEB375@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: "Turner, David" <davidt@hp.com>, <public-owl-dev@w3.org>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>

On Aug 15, 2007, at 12:41 PM, Bijan Parsia wrote:

> In current OWL 1.1, those ontologies are syntactically legal and  
> meaningful and their semantics (as far as I can reasonably tell)  
> coincides with the OWL Full meaning.

[Ooops. I was imprecise. It coincides where there is no sameAs  
between classes or properties, and is a subset when there is.]

> Those semantics were also implemented prior to the OWL 1.1 language  
> design (i.e., in Pellet). No surprises have been reported to me in  
> the, oh, probably 3 years, that Pellet has had that behavior. Hilog  
> semantics have never been a feature request either. From anyone. No  
> one's ever mentioned them at an OWLED.

[No user. I think I mentioned them at the first OWLED when I was  
trying to elicit user desires about metamodelling.]


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