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Re: "sameIndividualAs" error in OWL Language Reference 31 March 2003

From: Richard H. McCullough <rhm@cdepot.net>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 02:13:51 -0700
Message-ID: <002b01c31542$39bedb60$bd7ba8c0@rhm8200>
To: "Guus Schreiber" <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Cc: "webont-comments at W3C" <public-webont-comments@w3.org>

That avoids the issue of whether or not a Class is an individual,
which I understand is the case in OWL FULL.
The Individual - Class distinction is the source of much confusion,
and I think it is desirable to explicitly discuss this in Section 5.2.
============
Dick McCullough
knowledge := man do identify od existent done;
knowledge haspart proposition list;
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Guus Schreiber" <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
To: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@cdepot.net>
Cc: "webont-comments at W3C" <public-webont-comments@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2003 2:07 AM
Subject: Re: "sameIndividualAs" error in OWL Language Reference 31 March
2003


> Richard H. McCullough wrote:
>
> > Section 5.2 says sameIndividualAs has domain and range of Individual
> >
> > Appendix B says sameIndividualAs has domain and range of Thing
>
> You're right that the following sentence in Sec. 5.2 is phrased too
sloppy:
>
> [[
> The property owl:sameAs has as its domain and range an individual
> ]]
>
> I propose to change this sentence to:
>
> [[
> The property owl:sameAs takes an individual as subject and object.
> ]]
>
> Please let us know whether this response is satisfactory.
>
> Thanks for comment,
> Guus Schreiber
>
>
> > ============
> > Dick McCullough <mailto:rhm@cdepot.net>
> > knowledge <http://rhm.cdepot.net/> *:=* man *do* identify *od* existent
> > *done;*
> > knowledge <http://www.volcano.net/~rhm/knowledge> *haspart* proposition
> > list;
>
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