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RE: properties as nodes etc.

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 20:58:28 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20020625205136.00a50010@joy.songbird.com>
To: "Danny Ayers" <danny666@virgilio.it>
Cc: "pat hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>

At 07:28 PM 6/25/02 +0200, Danny Ayers wrote:


> >WHY is this perceived as a problem? What use is there in referring
> >to edges?
>
>hmm...
>
>[the cat] --[sat on]--> [the mat]
>                 |
>               [for]
>                 |
>                 V
>             [an hour]
>
>could currently be broken down something like :
>
>[sat on] --[subclass]--> [sat on for an hour]
>
>[the cat] --[sat on for an hour]--> [the mat]
>
>[sat on for an hour] --[cardinality]--> [1]
>
>but it seems less clunky to say :
>
>[sat on for an hour] --[instanceOf]--> [sat on]
>
>[the cat] --[sat on for an hour]--> [the mat]

Then if I say:

   [the dog] --[sat on for an hour]--> [the cat]

this is clearly another instance of [sat on for an hour].  I.e. we're back 
to where we started.

#g


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Graham Klyne
<GK@NineByNine.org>
Received on Tuesday, 25 June 2002 16:19:50 GMT

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