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Re: [Re: Re: [MMSEM] RDF and syntactic interoperability]]

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 17:45:44 +0200
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0703310845g1e5331b9j6fe145b43f404672@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gaëtan Martens" <Gaetan.Martens@ugent.be>
Cc: public-xg-mmsem@w3.org
On 30/03/07, Gaëtan Martens <Gaetan.Martens@ugent.be> wrote:
> Dear Susanne,
> You're right about the fact that it's impossible to describe such regions in RDF.
> That's why we recommend using OWL. In OWL, one can refer to a data type and tie it into an ontology.

Please forgive a question from a lurker - aren't the definitions of
XML Schema datatypes common to both RDF(S) and OWL? How, in relation
to the problem of describing regions does:

<owl:DataTypeProperty rdf:about="...">
       <rdfs:domain rdf:resource="#SomeClass">
       <rdfs:range  rdf:resource="someXMLns:anXMLType">

differ from

<rdf:Property rdf:about="...">
       <rdfs:domain rdf:resource="#SomeClass">
       <rdfs:range  rdf:resource="someXMLns:anXMLType">


I can't see anything in:


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