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RE: Modeling question

From: Minsu Jang <minsu@etri.re.kr>
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2004 09:28:37 +0900
To: "'Christoph Mangold'" <Mangold@informatik.uni-stuttgart.de>, <public-webont-comments@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20040221002846.A6B6E3F4BD6@dr-nick.w3.org>

Hi,

In the section 1.3 of OWL Overview[1], there's a paragraph stating that
if you want to attach properties to classes, you need OWL Full.

Hope this helps,
Minsu

[1] OWL Overview
(http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-owl-features-20040210/)

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> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> as a newbie I built a taxonomy of terms in (I believe) OWL Light where
> each term in my taxonomy is an owl class.  Now I want to introduce a
> relationship "referTo" to connect related terms.
> 
> I could introduce a property "referTo" to connect related classes.
> However, this is no solution unless I use owl Full since in Light/DL
> classes can not be individuals, i.e., they can not be connected by
> individuals of properties.
> 
> Am I missing something? Can this (IMO simple) modeling task only be
> fulfilled in Full?  Is it a good idea to model the terms as 
> individuals
> (and not classes)?
> 
> Any comments appreciated
> 
> Chris
> 
Received on Friday, 20 February 2004 19:28:47 UTC

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