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Re: third version of semantics document

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 06:48:45 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <20020829.064845.68533098.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: hendler@cs.umd.edu
Cc: phayes@ai.uwf.edu, www-webont-wg@w3.org

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Subject: Re: third version of semantics document
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 17:38:05 -0400

> At 10:48 AM -0400 8/28/02, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> >As an indication of how things can go wrong in a complicated specification,
> >Pat's document is very close to implying that all RDFS classes and
> >properties are OWL objects.
> 
> [snip]
> 
> >
> >peter
> 
> Peter, for those of us who are not as logically inclined as you, 
> could you make it clear why the above would be a problem and what the 
> consequences would be? If someone asked me "Should RDFS classes and 
> properties be OWL objects" I would have assumed the answer should be 
> yes
>   thanks
>   JH

The first paragraph of section 1 of the document states that individuals
are not classes or properties.  QED

peter
Received on Thursday, 29 August 2002 06:48:59 GMT

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