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RE: ISSUE-141 (1subject): OWL-R Rules generate literals in subject position

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:04:00 +0200
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A0AD9AC6@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Ivan Herman" <ivan@w3.org>, "Alan Ruttenberg" <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Cc: "Boris Motik" <boris.motik@comlab.ox.ac.uk>, "OWL Working Group WG" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
Ivan Herman wrote:

>Unfortunately, that would not be enough. The current rule set allows for
>functional datatype properties (third rule in table 4) that could lead
>to a
>"1"^^xsd:integer owl:sameAs "1"^^xsd:integer
>for example. :-(

You don't need functional properties for this. If there is any triple in the graph having the literal "1"^^xsd:integer in its object position, then you get the above RDF-invalid triple from applying the rules for owl:sameAs. See table 3, first row.


>Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
>> On Aug 19, 2008, at 4:24 PM, Boris Motik wrote:
>>> I really think we can't do much there. The problem occurs basically
>>> because already the RDFS model theory contains consequences that
>>> cannot be represented using the triple structure. For example, the
>>> "pidgin" triple
>>>   ( "1"^^xsd:integer, rdf:type, xsd:integer )
>> We could consider having owl:isTypeOf as a reverse version of
>> then write:
>> xsd:integer  owl:isTypeOf "1"^^xsd:integer
>> Perhaps the rules can be written using this instead and therefore keep
>> within the (current) triple model.
>> -Alan
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