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Re: Deprecating owl:sameAs

From: Barry Norton <barrynorton@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2016 14:20:31 +0100
Message-ID: <CAMSTHC81v89ON2J4mJt5MSyRTq3BmOHhRpG8RpWnXApg1wX_BA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>
Cc: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>
... and, yes, I'm aware of the date but any chance for a dig ;)

Cheers,

Barry

On Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 2:16 PM, Barry Norton <barrynorton@gmail.com> wrote:

> Or we could stop building naive applications that treat assertion as fact,
> and instead only reason on statements we accept based on trust and
> provenance. Wasn't that the plan?
>
> Regards,
>
> Barry
>
> On Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 2:01 PM, 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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