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Re: Defining subsets of existing OWL / RDF-S vocabularies in another vocabulary?

From: Golda Velez <w3@webglimpse.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 12:41:36 -0700
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-Id: <200710031241.37048.w3@webglimpse.org>

On Wednesday 03 October 2007 02:37, editor@content-wire.com wrote:
> 
> > However, I fear that defining an element that is residing in someone 
> > else's URI space is not okay, since I (e.g. http://www.heppnetz.de) have 
> > no authority of defining the semantics of an element that is within
> > |http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/, even if I what I am saying is consistent with 
> > the authoritative definition of the given vocabulary element. |
> 
> you have authority to map an external schema to your internal one, if that 
> suits you
> using xslt or other mapping tools

Is there any place where mappings like this are collected/published, when they 
are made public?  I have a feeling that simplified subsets of standard 
ontologies are going to be important for widespread use.  

--Golda
Received on Wednesday, 3 October 2007 19:43:26 GMT

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