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RE: Re[2]: Associations in RDF

From: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2002 22:28:53 +0200
To: <MDaconta@aol.com>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EBEPLGMHCDOJJJPCFHEFKEHNHCAA.danny666@virgilio.it>


>Yes , but some notes around an extension of the term "properties" .
>Even in ODMG-93 standard they differ two types of properties as
>"attribute"  type and as "relation" type. From this point of view such
>property of a car as "colour" is "attrbute" type but such property as
>"mark" is "relation" type (we "don't want" for example explicitly
>include in our instance model a relationship with the car manufacturing
>companies). BTW, it is important that a using of monadic and nonmonadic
>predicates is relative (!).
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>This is precisely what I am suggesting for RDFS.

Pardon me if this is extremely naive, but what to stop someone defining
subclasses of rdf:Property in their RDF Schema (or would that be
subPropertyOf?), called something like 'Relation' and 'Attribute'?

Cheers,
Danny.
Received on Friday, 19 July 2002 16:36:43 GMT

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