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Re: OWL constructors

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2009 12:57:02 +0200
Message-ID: <4A2656FE.6020501@w3.org>
To: Carlos Iglesias <carlos.iglesias@fundacionctic.org>
CC: ERT WG <public-wai-ert@w3.org>
Thank you! We should agree on this during today's call, and include this 
in our "document alignment" collection for all specs to follow.

Best,
   Shadi


Carlos Iglesias wrote:
>> As per my action item I've checked with Ivan and got 
>> confirmation that adding OWL constructs is a good idea. He adds:
>>
>>> B.t.w, this is actually the core of what the new OWL group calls 
>>> Profiles, especially OWL RL profiles:
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/owl2-profiles/#OWL_2_RL
>>>
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/owl2-profiles/#Reasoning_in_OWL_2_RL_and_RDF_Grap
>>> hs_using_Rules
>> CarlosI, would be great if you could get suggestions from Diego.
> 
> I have checked with Diego and he told me that the main thing it to declare the classes as rdfs:Class and owl:Class instances. In RDF/XML we can use <rdf:type>, for example:
> 
> <rdfs:Class rdf:about="....">
>     <rdf:type rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#Class"/>
>     <!-- ... -->
> </rdfs:Class>
> 
> Which is the abbreviated for:
> 
> <rdf:Description rdf:about="...">   
>     <rdf:type rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#Class"/>
>     <rdf:type rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Class"/>
> </rdf:Description>
> 
> Simmilary, he also suggests to declare the properties as owl:DatatypeProperty or owl:ObjectProperty, apart from rdf:Property.
>  
> Regards,
>  CI.
> 
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