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Re: need to determine what RDF is

From: patrick hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 14:42:31 -0500
Message-Id: <p05111a0bb91c30cb22e1@[]>
To: "Seth Russell" <seth@robustai.net>
Cc: <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>

>From: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
>>  Yes, but my point is that this logical interpretation is *not* RDF
>>  entailment.  It is, instead, RDFS entailment.
>I still fail to see why it is important for us to classify entailments.
>It's just going to over complicate stuff needlessly.  If my agent knows the
>rules for rdfs:subClass, than it can arrive at legitimate entailments,

There is no universal overriding notion of 'legitimate' entailment, 
is why. I agree it complicates things, but I see no way around the 
fact that life is complicated.

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