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RE: UPDATE: why RDF syntax is not suitable for OWL

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 00:57:57 -0500
Message-Id: <p05101432b892531d5a91@[192.168.0.6]>
To: "Smith, Michael K" <michael.smith@eds.com>
Cc: webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
>I will display my ignorance with a couple of comments relevant to this
>topic.
>
>1. If we are to take seriously the goal of providing a formal semantics for
>OWL that completely includes RDF(S), we need to recognize that it is going
>to be a difficult task.  The formal semantics of RDF(S) is incomplete
>(containers, reification).

The RDF core WG is moving pretty fast to get these issues closed , 
and when they do they will be included in the MT.  Should be done in 
a few weeks.

Pat Hayes
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