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Re: owl:sameAs - Is it used in a right way?

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 21:48:23 -0500
Cc: Umutcan ŞİMŞEK <s.umutcan@gmail.com>, Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli@gmail.com>, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
Message-Id: <ED0A8CCE-034E-4DA3-8349-C713997F3438@ihmc.us>
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>

On Mar 17, 2013, at 6:12 PM, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:

> ...
> To say that two things are owl:sameAs is a very strong statement. 
> 

Very true. Speaking strictly, it is incoherent. If A owl:sameAs B then 'A' and 'B' denote the same thing, so there is only one thing there. So *two* things are never the sameAs, because if they were... um, if it was, there would only be one of them... er, one of it.

Pat

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