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Re: JS-1: Support subPropertyOf

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 09:06:30 -0600
To: Janne Saarela <janne.saarela@profium.com>
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1079017590.21446.33195.camel@dirk>

On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 08:38, Janne Saarela wrote:
> Further to AFS-1 [1] I would need to support the use case
> where a query
> 
> (X, FN:name, "John Smith")
> 
> will return bindings for X or rather triples where X
> is bound to all resources that have FN:name or subPropertyOf
> (in any transitive level) of FN:name set to "John Smith".

Hmm... that sounds like a design requirement. I'd like for
design requirements like that to be related to use cases,
i.e. stories from real life.

Can you tell me a story about a (hypothetical) user who
wants this functionality?

> As the query evaluator cannot be sure as to which
> schemas/ontologies are known by the client environment,

client... tell me more about this client. Is s/he a librarian?
an application designer? a web page designer? a web surfer?

> the vocabulary should be
> 
> a) by default the one used by the client or
> b) the vocabulary/vocabularies explicitly stated to be
> supported by the client.
> 
> Janne
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2004JanMar/0013.html
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