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Re: [WN] comments on draft

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 06:13:36 +0000
Message-ID: <43894E90.1090506@w3.org>
To: mark@few.vu.nl
Cc: Aldo Gangemi <aldo.gangemi@istc.cnr.it>, Jacco van Ossenbruggen <Jacco.van.Ossenbruggen@cwi.nl>, public-swbp-wg@w3.org

mark@few.vu.nl wrote:

>Hi,
>
>  
>
>>>Technically, a mapping could be done between the two semantics, but 
>>>the interpretation of all synsets as classes and of all hypernymOf 
>>>relations as subClassOf is untenable wrt intuition, because many 
>>>synsets refer to individuals, 
>>>      
>>>
>>...that's a bug in the data, not the metamodel, one might argue.
>>
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> 
>We can offer the synsets-as-classes option for those who would like to use it in
>that way, by describing that they can add
>
>- wn:Synset rdfs:subClassOf rdfs:Class
>- wn:hyponymOf rdfs:subPropertyOf rdfs:subClassOf
>
>to the version we have now. If this is desirable to promote is another point.
>  
>
I guess OWL-DL enthusiasts won't like this approach... nor to see such 
statements in the RDFS/OWL documents available at the relevant namespace(s).

Dan
Received on Sunday, 27 November 2005 06:13:04 GMT

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