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Re: Managing Co-reference (Was: A Semantic Elephant?)

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 15:14:28 +0100
Message-ID: <482D96C4.8020309@hpl.hp.com>
To: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.rpi.edu>
CC: Michael F Uschold <uschold@gmail.com>, Semantic Web Interest Group <semantic-web@w3.org>

Jim Hendler wrote:
> (note reduced cc-list, wish everyone would do that)
> Fwiw, seems to me what we need is rdfs:sameas - with owl: sameas being a 
> special, more restricted, case - like rdf vs owl class defs

Not in my book. We then just have to ask

rdfs:sameAs owl:sameAs owl:sameAs


rdfs:sameAs rdfs:sameAs owl:sameAs ?

Oh ... maybe. We might end up with a hierarchy of equivalence relations. 
But managing that hierarchy would be even harder than managing just one.

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