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Re: should earl:Software be a subclass of foaf:Agent?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 12:25:08 +0200
To: "Shadi Abou-Zahra" <shadi@w3.org>, public-wai-ert@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tghdv6ouwxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Mon, 25 Sep 2006 10:41:19 +0200, Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org> wrote:

> The Software class is designed to be generic and stand-alone. For this  
> reason it is not a subclass of the (currently not stable) FOAF Agent  
> class. However, there is a slight benefit of making it such a subclass  
> so that all SingleAssertor instances would effectively be Agent types  
> (and thus reusable in FOAF applications).
>
> How much of a benefit is it, versus how much stability impact is there?

I don't see a stability problem in practice. The question is whether out  
use of e:Software is always a f:Agent. I am not sure, at this stage.

cheers

Chaals

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