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Re: RDF mapping of datarange complements brings problem for DL/Full relationship

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2008 18:12:44 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <20080603.181244.24588987.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: schneid@fzi.de
Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org, jjc@hpl.hp.com

From: "Michael Schneider" <schneid@fzi.de>
Subject: RDF mapping of datarange complements brings problem for DL/Full relationship
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 23:02:57 +0200

> [cc'ed Jeremy, since he brought this point up at last telco]
> [slightly related to ISSUE-124, but should be regarded as distinct
> issue]
> 
> Note: This mail serves as a base for the discussion in this week's
> telco.
> According to the agenda, we will discuss:
> 
> [[
>     Issue 124:
>     [...]
>     Michael's concern: Why not relative to whole domain
>     - including individials?
> ]]
> 
> (Just to be clear: I did not suggest to extend the complements
> of dataranges to the "whole" domain in OWL DL. This would
> make no sense. I only stated that in *OWL Full* the complement
> actually *is* relative to the whole domain, and that this
> difference between DL and Full may lead to problems.
> I write this mail here to show such a problem.)

I don't see that the situation in OWL Full is forced.  The complement
operator for dataranges could, I think, be relative to rdfs:Literal in
OWL Full.

peter
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