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Re: domains of container membership properties

From: Jos De_Roo <jos.deroo@agfa.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2003 01:22:59 +0200
To: "Dan Brickley <danbri" <danbri@w3.org>
Cc: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, w3c-rdfcore-wg-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF5C7B79B1.4D57ED2A-ONC1256D14.007DB52D-C1256D14.00807484@agfa.be>


>> Can anyone tell me if we have decided this?
>>
>> Should the domains of  rdf:_1, rdf:_2, etc., be rdfs:Container or
>> rdfs:Resource? Peter tells me that email discussions about rdf:li
>> say they should be the latter, ie. it is OK to apply these properties
>> to non-containers. Is that right?
>>
>> Reply only if you actually know ;-)
>
>To the best of my knowledge, we didn't set a domain of rdfs:Container
>for these properties. They're applicable to everything.

I don't understand that;
applying it to :aaa e.g.

:aaa rdf:_987 :bbb.

means that

:aaa rdf:type rdfs:Container.

If we say that it can be applied to
everything, then we can apply it to
rdf:nil, but what is the meaning of
rdf:nil rdf:type rdfs:Container. ??


>This strikes me as useful: such an ugly set of properties shouldn't
>be duplicated for other uses ;)

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Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
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