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Re: How to assert equivalence of URIs ?

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 20:53:35 +0200
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0605301153pf5f317dpbd0aac83c95dc5e9@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Andrea Splendiani" <andrea@pasteur.fr>
Cc: "Max Völkel" <voelkel@fzi.de>, semantic-web <semantic-web@w3.org>

On 5/30/06, Andrea Splendiani <andrea@pasteur.fr> wrote:

> > I suppose owl:sameAs causes problems in its lack of uniformity (from
> > the URI point of view), in that saying two classes are the same has
> > very different implications than saying two individuals are the same.
> owl:sameAs as owl:sameProperty as owl:equivalentTo presuppone we are
> already talking about indiviuals, properties, classes that is, what a
> URI represent. And from so we start semantics...
> I think we would need something more "syntactical".

Yep, but if you say at the syntax level:

<http://example.org/one> erdf:sameResource <http://example.org/uno> .

what happens when you later get

<http://example.org/one> rdf:type owl:Class .

in the graph? (Or any statements about <http://example.org/uno>)



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