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Re: owl:Ontology in abstract syntax

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 11:40:33 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20021218.114033.76210774.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: jjc@hpl.hp.com
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org

From: "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Subject: Re: owl:Ontology in abstract syntax
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 17:07:24 +0100

> 
> >I will add a production like
> >
> >Ontology(<directive> ...)	#  rdf:type owl:Ontology .
> >
> >peter
> 
> 
> This would have the side effect of making the
> 
> <owl:Ontology rdf:about="" />
> 
> obligatory in OWL Lite and OWL DL.
> I would prefer if it can be done in a way that is optional.

The only way to do this would be to have a non-deterministic mapping, which
is probably not a great idea.

[...]

> Jeremy

peter
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