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Re: Deprecating owl:sameAs

From: Hugh Glaser <hugh@glasers.org>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2016 14:16:23 +0100
Cc: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <49B9FF65-4D83-42B6-9ECF-4618AEB545DA@glasers.org>
To: Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>
And would we also have owl:differentDifferentButSame?

The built-in OWL property owl:differentDifferentButSame links things to things. Such an owl:differentDifferentButSame statement indicates that two URI references actually refer to different things but may be the same under some circumstances.

> On 1 Apr 2016, at 14:01, Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca> wrote:
> 
> There is overwhelming research [1, 2, 3] and I think it is evident at this point that owl:sameAs is used inarticulately in the LOD cloud.
> 
> The research that I've done makes me conclude that we need to do a massive sweep of the LOD cloud and adopt owl:sameSameButDifferent.
> 
> I think the terminology is human-friendly enough that there will be minimal confusion down the line, but for the the pedants among us, we can define it along the lines of:
> 
> 
> The built-in OWL property owl:sameSameButDifferent links things to things. Such an owl:sameSameButDifferent statement indicates that two URI references actually refer to the same thing but may be different under some circumstances.
> 
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> [1] https://www.w3.org/2009/12/rdf-ws/papers/ws21
> [2] http://www.bbc.co.uk/ontologies/coreconcepts#terms_sameAs
> [3] http://schema.org/sameAs
> 
> -Sarven
> http://csarven.ca/#i
> 
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