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Re: Current Action List for RDFCore Working Group

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 12:06:15 -0400
Message-ID: <3BA8C277.555127F1@mitre.org>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
CC: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Here's a proposal (or motion) wording: "to resolve issue
rdfs-no-cycles-in-subClassOf by allowing cycles of subClassOf
properties".  [If someone wants to further wordsmith that they are
welcome to.]  Given that I need to leave early, it would help if we
could get to this during the first half of the hour (hopefully Sergey
will be online as well).

--Frank


Brian McBride wrote:
> 
> Frank Manola wrote:
> 
> > I got hold of Sergey (who is trying to get out from under the hundreds
> > of messages that piled up while he was away) by phone on the subclass
> > cycle issue.  He said he'd be on the teleconference on Friday (so
> > consider this just an interim FYI), but basically he said after thinking
> > about the issue following the F2F, he didn't see that allowing cycles in
> > subClassOf would make a big difference one way or the other.  He felt
> > that not having the restriction against cycles was probably a more
> > general way of handling them (since you could introduce
> > application-specific restrictions if you wanted to), and that he
> > wouldn't have a problem with removing the restriction against cycles if
> > we wanted to conform with DAML on this.
> 
> Thats great Frank.  Looks like I should schedule time at this weeks telecon.
> How would you like to cast that, as a proposal?  If so do you want to
> draft some words or leave it to me?
> 
> Brian

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