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Re: ISSUE-94 (n-ary constucts and RDF): Problem with roundtripping when going from functional-style syntax into RDF and back

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 19:02:30 +0000
Message-Id: <015E1B96-A9C3-4AAC-98C1-65859C22A89B@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: "'Peter F. Patel-Schneider'" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
To: "Boris Motik" <boris.motik@comlab.ox.ac.uk>


On Jan 23, 2008, at 7:00 PM, Boris Motik wrote:

>
> Hello,
>
> (In my e-mails I used OWL/RDF for "OWL ontologies encoded in RDF/ 
> XML".)
>
> I'm not sure I understand how RDF/XML is different from RDF graphs:  
> I always thought that RDF/XML can be used to serialize each RDF
> graph; thus, I saw them as being of the same expressive power.
>
> Regards,
>
> 	Boris
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-owl-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-owl-wg- 
>> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Peter F. Patel-
>> Schneider
>> Sent: 23 January 2008 18:02
>> To: boris.motik@comlab.ox.ac.uk
>> Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: ISSUE-94 (n-ary constucts and RDF): Problem with  
>> roundtripping when going from
>> functional-style syntax into RDF and back
>>
>>
>> From: "Boris Motik" <boris.motik@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
>> Subject: RE: ISSUE-94 (n-ary constucts and RDF): Problem with  
>> roundtripping when going from
>> functional-style syntax into RDF and back
>> Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 18:17:51 -0000
>>
>>>
>>> Hello Peter,
>>>
>>> I am not sure I understand what you mean with (1) and (2): how does
>>> round-tripping through OWL/RDF differ from roundtripping through
>>   		 	 ^^^^^^^ RDF/XML?
>>> RDF graphs?
>>
>> OWL/RDF and RDF graphs have differing expressive power, so round
>> tripping through them can be different.
>>
>>
>>> To make things clear, the type of roundtripping that this issue  
>>> talks
>>> about is the following:
>>>
>>> OWL Functional Syntax -> RDF graph (or OWL/RDF) -> OWL Functional  
>>> Syntax
>>
>> Again, what is OWL/RDF?  If it is RDF/XML then it is different  
>> from RDF
>> graphs.
>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> 	Boris
>>
>> peter
>
>
>
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