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Re: Deprecating owl:sameAs

From: Dimitris Kontokostas <jimkont@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2016 16:42:46 +0300
Message-ID: <CA+u4+a1CqLyD2cNv5+YB22boo9rmoXXLtScEMjkA_EZjiEfakQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com>
Cc: Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>
I would prefer to leave things as use and create owl:actuallySameAs and
when this gets abused we can create owl:actuallySameAsReally

On Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 4:32 PM, Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> > 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.
>
> What you need is mereologial logic so that you can start speaking of
> things overlapping, being mostly the same, etc...
> See Slide 26 of Jim Hendler's talk ( and the whole set of slides)
> "On Beyond OWL: challenges for ontologies on the Web"
>
>
> http://www.slideshare.net/jahendler/on-beyond-owl-challenges-for-ontologies-on-the-web
>
>
> >
> >
> > 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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Kontokostas Dimitris
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