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Ways to restrict the properties a class may have?

From: Jan Algermissen <jalgermissen@topicmapping.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 21:35:34 +0200
Message-ID: <41814A06.A15B6002@topicmapping.com>
To: "www-rdf-interest@w3.org" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>


I know about the various ways to constrain individual properties, but
I seem to be unable to find out if there is a standard way of restricting
the set of properties instances of a given class may 'have'.
(Like relational tables form classes by grouping attributes)

Is there an RDF vocabulary for this purpose?

Hmm....what about owl:minCardinality (and owl:maxCardinality)? Does
a missing cardinality of a property for a class imply the cardinality of zero?
Or would relying on that be too application specific?

Thanks for any help on this.


Jan Algermissen
Consultant & Programmer	
Received on Thursday, 28 October 2004 19:33:39 UTC

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