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Re: Thing and Class

From: Bernhard Schandl <bernhard.schandl@univie.ac.at>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 18:37:32 +1200
To: semantic-web@w3.org
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Cc: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@PioneerCA.com>


> I have also thought of a good way to focus on my concerns.
> I will take a simple example, maybe the one offered by
> James Leigh, and do a complete individual hierarchy
> using all "type" and "subClassOf" links -- according to
> RDF/OWL, not according to mKR.
> I hope you won't mind if I use a notation similar to mKR
> to distinguish between "type" and "subClassOf" links.
> I plan to show
>   x  type  y
> as (that's an "i:" prefix)
> y
> /  i:x
> and
>   x  subClassOf  y
> as
> y
> /  x

as an interested listener to your discussion, may I ask you to,  
instead of your "similar to mKR" notation, just use the common RDF/OWL  
vocabulary, i.e.,

x rdf:type y
a rdfs:subClassOf b

to avoid confusion. These terms are understandable to (probably) all  
readers of the list, and they are well defined.

> I'll have the example done tomorrow.

Looking forward to that.

Best, Bernhard

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