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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 03:24:02 -0700
Message-ID: <001601c3154c$02cec930$bd7ba8c0@rhm8200>
To: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@cdepot.net>, "Guus Schreiber" <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Cc: "webont-comments at W3C" <public-webont-comments@w3.org>

I guess I spoke too quickly re: Section 5.2
I was thinking the "Class considered as an Individual" discussion was in
another section.
It still might be worth a parenthetical note, something like:
The property owl:sameAs takes an individual as subject and object.
(A Class may be considered an Individual in some cases -- see discussion
below.)
============
Dick McCullough
knowledge := man do identify od existent done;
knowledge haspart proposition list;
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@cdepot.net>
To: "Guus Schreiber" <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Cc: "webont-comments at W3C" <public-webont-comments@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2003 2:13 AM
Subject: Re: "sameIndividualAs" error in OWL Language Reference 31 March
2003


>
> 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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> >
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> > E-mail: schreiber@cs.vu.nl
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> >
> >
>
>
>
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