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Re: How to assert equivalence of URIs ?

From: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>
Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 16:53:41 +0100
Message-ID: <447B1905.2040103@hackcraft.net>
To: semantic-web@w3.org

Andrea Splendiani wrote:
> 
> Hi everybody,
> 
> Is there a way to assert that two URIs are equivalent ?
> 
> In owl, sameAs allows to specify the equivalence of two individuals,  
> but when applied to classes this would make the ontology OWL-full.
> 
> In any case I would like to assert that two URIs, no matter their  
> meaning, are the same.
> Let's say I'm defining these URIs, and for "legacy" reason I have two  
> different "spellings". How should I deal with this situation ?

If you're doing this with classes (as you seem to be) would stating 
they're subclasses of each other fulfil your needs without requiring 
OWL-full support?
Received on Monday, 29 May 2006 16:05:12 UTC

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