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Re: Denotation of owl:Class

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 19:43:48 +0300
To: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <200304251943.48689.jjc@hpl.hp.com>

Brian:
>  If its ok to feed only 
> some of the semantics to a DL reasoner, why not stick to rdfs:Class but let 
> it have only a limited understanding of Class?

I believe this statement is technically correct.

i.e. globally replace owl:Class by rdfs:Class in OWL S&AS and everything still 
works.

You cannot say owl:Class rdfs:subClassOf rdfs:Class or the opposite in OWL 
Lite and OWL DL so the need for this distinction is moot.

Jeremy
Received on Friday, 25 April 2003 13:47:39 EDT

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