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Re: Individuals with more than one rdf:type

From: Andrea Splendiani <andrea@pasteur.fr>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2006 23:53:50 +0200
Message-Id: <02088221-F677-47DC-9A4C-0B93F5449A7D@pasteur.fr>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
To: ben syverson <w3@likn.org>

Be careful not to confuse OO semantics with RDFS/OWL semantics.  
"Inherits" and properties in general may be confusing if you think in  
OO terms. But this is another thread...

ciao,
A.

Il giorno 19/set/06, alle ore 23:32, ben syverson ha scritto:

>
>
> On Sep 19, 2006, at 4:23 PM, Andrea Splendiani wrote:
>
>>> Is there anything wrong with creating individuals with multiple  
>>> rdf:type declarations?
>> To my understanding, this is quite natural "per se".
>
> Great -- I had assumed so, but couldn't find any specific  
> information in the specs to back up my assumption...
>
>> If the classes are not disjoint... MacBookPro will satisfy all  
>> definitions of the three classes, including the properties  
>> restriction that define it.
>
> Excellent -- the ontologies generated by likn don't employ  
> owl:disjointWith, so that shouldn't be a problem.
>
> Thanks!
>
> - ben syverson
> likn.org
>
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