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Re: URI aliases for RDF terms?

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 14:51:04 +0000
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E8B5DA4C-A9B7-4CFA-B68E-E44F6ACB04FB@garlik.com>
To: Ian Davis <ian.davis@talis.com>
On 2011-11-02, at 14:39, Ian Davis wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 2:29 PM, Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com> wrote:
>> OK, but I'm not comfortable with the idea of some URI being used as an alias for some other URI.
>> 
> 
> Isn't this just owl:equivalentProperty?

Not sure, I don't know if the suggestion was that e.g.

SELECT *
WHERE {
  ?x <http://some.example/test> ?y
}

Would answer the same queries as { ?x a ?y }.

Either way I'm not a fan. Yes, the rdf:type URI is a bit ugly, but so is foaf:name. It's too late to change it IMHO.

- Steve

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