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Re: Property or class?

From: Hm Hrm <unixprog@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:35:32 +0200
Message-ID: <5403BF54.8090000@gmail.com>
To: semantic-web@w3.org
On 08/31/2014 06:43 PM, Victor Porton wrote:

> Suppose P is a precedence of operation X. Should I write "X a P ." or
> "X :precedence P ." (in Turtle format)?
> What are (dis)advantages of both variants?

Assuming that the property should link instance P to instance X, both of
class :Operation, then you should use "X :precedence P".

"X a P", a shortcut for "X rdf:type P", would imply that P is an
rdf:Class and X an instance of said class P. Extending the semantics of
'rdf:type' and using an instance as a class seems a bad idea.
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