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Re: SubClassOf or equivalentOF

From: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>
Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 15:14:15 +0100
Message-ID: <1083852855.409a4837426b6@>
To: "www-rdf-interest@w3.org" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

Quoting Richard Lennox <listserve@richardlennox.net>:

> Hi,
> Is it possible (legal) to create a subClassOf an RDF collection such that
> the collection is renamed but equivalent to rdf:bag or rdf:seq.
> eg
> C1 rdfs:subClassOf rdf:seq
> C2 rdfs:subClassOf rdf:bag

Sure, why not. To make it absolutely equivalent to rdf:Bag then you would want
to have the rdfs:subClassOf going in both directions:

C1 rdfs:subClassOf rdf:Bag
rdf:Bag rdfs:subClassOf C1.

> or woud it be possible to create such that one class is the equivalent of
> the collection using OWL.

C1 owl:sameAs rdf:Bag.

> What is the best way of doing this?

IMHO, just using rdf:Bag and forgetting about C1.

Jon Hanna
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