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Re: RDF mapping of OWLClass, Datatype...

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2007 09:30:28 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20071107.093028.04327404.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: hoekstra@uva.nl
Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org

I believe that there is no problem with the syntax document, but that
there is a minor problem with the RDF mapping document, which I have
documented at
http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/Talk:Mapping_to_RDF_Graphs#Transformation_to_Triples
Feel free to open an issue for this.

peter


From: Rinke Hoekstra <hoekstra@uva.nl>
Subject: RDF mapping of OWLClass, Datatype...
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 15:21:56 +0100

> 
> Hi All,
> 
> Not sure if this is a real issue-issue. I've posted the same text on  
> the RDF mapping talk page [1]
> 
> Table 2 [2] translates only the URI's of entities such as Datatype,  
> OWLClass, ObjectProperty etc. but not the entities themselves; e.g.  
> owlClassURI is mapped onto:
> 
> owlClassURI rdf:type owl:Class
> 
> However, the Syntax document does introduce these elements as part of  
> the syntax.
> Is it not more appropriate to map for instance
> 
> OWLClass ( owlClassURI )
> 
> onto
> 
> owlClassURI rdf:type owl:Class
> 
> I am aware this is not a small change, as the Syntax document will  
> need to be revised, and perhaps it is not necessary. Perhaps, even, it  
> would be enough to include a mapping from a.o. OWLClass statements to  
> rdf:type owl:Class statements in Table 2.
> 
> Nonetheless, it is not very 'clean' if the Functional Syntax way of  
> stating that some element is an OWLClass differs from the way in which  
> the RDF Mapping does the same.
> 
> Best,
> 
> 	Rinke
> 
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/Talk:Mapping_to_RDF_Graphs
> [2] http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/Mapping_to_RDF_Graphs#transformation-to-triples
> 
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