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Any objections against using xsd:anySimpleType or rdfs:Literal as the rdfs:range for OWL datatype properties?

From: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 14:25:57 +0200
Message-Id: <6D54402B-7513-4949-9EB1-477EE7B2B20C@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: semantic-web@w3.org, public-lod@w3.org
Dear all:

Are there any theoretical or practical problems caused by defining the  
range of an owl:DatatypeProperty as





I think both should be valid (and are useful) in OWL DL ontologies,  
but several tools seem to complain:

1. http://www.mygrid.org.uk/OWL/Validator - creates warnings

"Undefined Datatype: http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#anySimpleType"

2. Protégé 3.4 throws an error message on rdfs:Literal

"SEVERE: Cannot convert range DefaultRDFSNamedClass (http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Literal 
) of DefaultOWLDatatypeProperty (foo:textprop)"



martin hepp
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