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

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 09:35:33 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=yyoXRrus_RtGX9_jbufafkmrUmnqANRZKj5M=@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org, public-lod@w3.org
On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 8:25 AM, Martin Hepp
<martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org> wrote:
> Dear all:
>
> Are there any theoretical or practical problems caused by defining the range
> of an owl:DatatypeProperty as
>
>  http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#anySimpleType
>
> or
>
>  http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Literal

rdfs:Literal is ok. xsd:anySimpleType is not ok for OWL 2 DL.

The documentation about supported datatypes is here:

http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-owl2-syntax-20091027/#Datatypes
http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-owl2-syntax-20091027/#Datatype_Maps

Best,
Alan
>
> ?
>
> 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)"
>
>
> Best
>
> Martin
>
>
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