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RDF Issue rdfs-subPropertyOf-semantics

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2001 15:01:11 +0000
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To: mcaklein@cs.vu.nl
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org



you raised an issue with the RDF Schema WD which was recorded in




The semantics of the subPropertyOf relationship is not clear with respect 
to the inheritance of domain and range constraints.

As recorded in


the RDFCore WG has resolved

subProperties inherit conjunctively the domain and range of their 

The RDFSchema editor has been actioned to update the text of the Schema 
specification to reflect this decision.

Please could you respond to this message, copying www-rdf-comments@w3.org, 
indicating whether this is a satisfactory resolution of this issue.

Brian McBride
RDFCore co-chair
Received on Sunday, 18 November 2001 10:00:58 UTC

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