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FOAF and relationship

From: Tim Nowaczyk <zimage@cs.wisc.edu>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 09:41:05 -0500
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040625144104.GA8319@upl.cs.wisc.edu>

From the FOAF schema:
knows- A person known by this person (indicating some level of reciprocated
interaction between the parties). 

  1. To give or take mutually; interchange.
  2. To show, feel, or give in response or return.

So, foaf:knows is a symetric property.

In relationship, though, there are many non-symetric properties that are
subclasses of foaf:knows.  Should, for example, rel:knowsOf be a
superclass of foaf:knows?

Tim Nowaczyk

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