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Re: How to assert equivalence of URIs ?

From: Tony Hammond <t.hammond@nature.com>
Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 16:35:30 +0100
To: Max Völkel <voelkel@fzi.de>, semantic-web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C0A224D2.D19A%t.hammond@nature.com>

Must take one small, snivelly exception here:

>   as  URIs  are  a cornerstone of RDF

URIs are the cornerstone of _all_ Web technologies. RDF being just one use
case. That's how important URIs are.



On 30/5/06 16:27, "Max Völkel" <voelkel@fzi.de> wrote:30/5/06 16:27

> Hi Andrea and all,
>   as  URIs  are  a cornerstone of RDF and then in turn of the ontology
>   languages layered on RDF, it would make sense to me, to have an
>      rdfe:sameAs
>   property in the yet-to-be-defined rdf-extensions namespace.
>   The  semantics  of  this  could  be  that  a tool processing data is
>   allowed to normalise all URIs to ONE of the given rdfe:sameAs URIs.
>   Maybe even state a preferred URI:
>     rdf:mainURI
>   to which we normalise.
>   This  is similar to the PSI-proposal [2] from Steve Pepper, presented at
>   the IRW2006 [1].
> [1] http://wiki.ontoworld.org/index.php/IRW2006
> [2] http://wiki.ontoworld.org/index.php/IRW2006_5:00
> Kind regards,
>   Max Völkel
> --
> Dipl.-Inform. Max Völkel, Universität Karlsruhe / FZI
>             nepomuk.semanticdesktop.org
> voelkel@fzi.de   +49 721 9654-854   www.xam.de
> First Workshop on Semantic Wikis: http://semwiki.org

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