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Re: Deprecating owl:sameAs

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2016 15:28:50 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJoEYB9sYmzungz8JxqK7DsVwCghyRteRJP0AK64STmTQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>
Cc: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 1 April 2016 at 15:01, 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.
>

What about

owl : sometimesSameAs


>
>
> 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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