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Re: rdfs:Resource versus owl:Thing

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2006 08:28:00 -0500
Message-Id: <988E7B63-5112-443D-8F45-2F5484ECB79E@gmail.com>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>

One difference is that rdfs:Resource includes literals, like strings,  
but owl:Thing includes only instances.

-Alan

On Nov 7, 2006, at 8:04 AM, Richard Cyganiak wrote:

>
> Hi all,
>
> Can anyone tell me the difference between rdfs:Resource and  
> owl:Thing, both from a formal semantics point of view and a  
> practical point of view? Any guidelines as to when I should use one  
> or the other?
>
> Cheers,
> Richard
>
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