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Re: Transitive properties

From: Richard Newman <r.newman@reading.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 17:20:52 +0100
Message-Id: <EF6D5780-DB31-11D8-A928-000A957D9564@reading.ac.uk>
To: rdf-interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

Yes, I've considered that. This specific bioRel would be for two shared 
parents only --- full siblings, really.

Most familial relations are symmetric only for this very reason.

Regards,
Richard

On 21 Jul 2004, at 17:13, Pete Haglich wrote:
> May I point out that "biological relation" is not necessarily 
> transitive?
> Consider the Ricardo family of "I Love Lucy" fame, with mother Lucy, 
> father
> Ricky, and child LittleRicky:
>
> :bioRel Lucy LittleRicky
> :bioRel LittleRicky Ricky
>
> are both true.  However,
> :bioRel Lucy Ricky is not true.
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