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

From: Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:38:58 -0400
Message-ID: <CAA=X4ODQRxs-mq6wDEqEuCuY4O2uKCkSmxP4EWzsrxX_LP9Esg@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Cc: (wrong string) žİMžEK <s.umutcan@gmail.com>, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, w3c semweb HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
     Hello David,

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 6:31 PM, David Booth <david@dbooth.org> wrote:
> I'm sorry, but I still do not understand your point.  I have been talking
> very narrowly about existing RDF Semantics.  It sounds like you are talking
> much more broadly about context, but I don't know what you mean.  Clearly
> 1.376 has no meaning without context.  To interpret it it correctly, you
> need to know that it is supposed to represent a number, it is represented in
> base 10, etc.  It is completely meaningless without knowing how to interpret
> it.  What is the analogy that you are trying to illustrate?

  If I told people "David Booth is 4.9 foot tall.", would you object?

     Take care
     Oliver

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