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Re: Turtle - Terse RDF Triple Language updated

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2007 11:01:03 +0100
Message-ID: <47060B5F.2020904@hpl.hp.com>
To: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
CC: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, semantic-web@w3.org, Dave Beckett <dave@dajobe.org>, Story Henry <henry.story@bblfish.net>

Michael Schneider wrote:
> Of course, if there really was an 'rdf:sameAs' in RDF, one would than also
> have to think about supporting 'sameAs' in RDF-S, too, as a reasoning
> feature (not necessarily of course, I know). And this might have led to some
> difficulties. So 'sameAs' might really have been /intentionaly/ left out of
> RDF in favour of an analog OWL concept in the future. Any SemWeb historian
> here, who can explain this to me? 

It was intentional. RDFS reasoning is meant to be fairly easy; I think 
the datatype stuff somewhat obstructs that.

Jeremy
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