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Re: A question on RDF

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 17:14:31 +0000
To: www-rdf-rules@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040108171431.GG3831@login.ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 12:13:42 +0700, ntts264 wrote:
> I have below RDF statement (triples):
> 	{A, rdfs:subPropertyOf, B}
> 	{C, rdfs:subPropertyOf, B}
> Is that means A is equivalent to B, and C is equivalent to A?

Not quite equivalent, you can get closer to that if you say
(A, rdfs:subPropertyOf, B)
(B, rdfs:subPropertyOf, A)
...

What you have means that if
(x, B, y) is true then
(x, A, y) is also true

- Steve
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