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Re: Semantics question (was Re: XSLT question)

From: Stasinos Konstantopoulos <konstant@iit.demokritos.gr>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 15:13:47 +0300
To: Phil Archer <parcher@icra.org>
Cc: Public POWDER <public-powderwg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080423121347.GD28276@iit.demokritos.gr>

On Wed Apr 23 12:31:58 2008 Phil Archer said:

> The projectionist shining his beam on my ignorance is right to have the  
> power setting at maximum...
> I followed the hyperlink to the OWL spec and, erm, sorry, I'm still a  
> little unclear. Is this an 'individual'?

"individual" is just OWL parlance for "instance"
In this here:

> <rdf:Description rdf:about="#bbfc12">
>   <ex:property>value</ex:property>
> </rdf:Description>

If ex:property is a datatype property, "value" is s'thing concrete like
"43" or "yttrium".

If ex:property is an "object property" or "role", then value, the "role
filler", is an abstract instance/individual, like

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