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Re: RDFS todo: is rdfs:member a rdfs:ContainerMembershipProperty?

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2002 16:28:35 -0600
Message-Id: <p05111b31b9f1e9f5f78a@[]>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>At 13:43 08/11/2002 -0500, Dan Brickley wrote:
>>As discussed on the telecon, RDFS editors draft currently has an "@@ find
>>out what the MT says" TODO regarding this question. Can you let me know
>>what the current situation is, so RDFS can reflect that?
>>rdfs:member is a super-property of each of rdf:_1, rdf:_2, etc. We call
>>these the container member properties, and have them as members of
>>rdfs:ContainerMembershipProperty. Do we have rdfs:member in that class as
>I'd be surprised if we did.  We would have to check the text over 
>carefully for phrases like "membership of a container is indicated 
>by a container membership property ..."
>As I recall, we made a decision to have a superproperty, but not 
>that the superproperty was a container membership property.
>But Pat seemed to indicate at the telecon there were reasons why it had to be.

No no. I thought that not having it be one would require rewriting a 
rule, but even that isnt true. The MT can go either way. My own 
intuition, like yours, was that the superproperty wasn't a CMP.

I need to make a decision, I guess. OK, here goes:

Unless I hear a clear majority of views to the contrary, as of next Monday COB,

rdfs:member is NOT required to be in the class 

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