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Re: URI's in syntax document

From: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 09:57:02 +0000
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Cc: OWL Working Group WG <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
To: Rinke Hoekstra <hoekstra@uva.nl>

On 23 Jan 2008, at 10:41, Rinke Hoekstra wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> I find the use of 'URI' in the syntax document rather unclear.  
> There seem to be two different usages:
> * one that denotes an identifier (as in ontologyURI, owlClassURI,  
> owlObjectPropertyURI), and
> * one that denotes a type (as in annotationURI)

I didn't completely understand this. An annotationURI is an  
identifier isn't it? -- it is a property name (in fact an annotation  
property name).

>
> It would be good to distinguish between the two, as it can get  
> really confusing (e.g. when trying to understand annotations).  
> Secondly, these names are based on the datatype of the value, and  
> not on their intended interpretation (trying to avoid the word  
> meaning here...).

Sorry, but I didn't get this either. Which names did you mean?

Ian



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