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Re: new issue? should OWL provide synonyms for RDF and RDFS objects

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 18 Jul 2002 13:53:18 -0500
To: "Peter F. "Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1027018399.27663.372.camel@dirk>

On Thu, 2002-07-18 at 13:40, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> TITLE:		should OWL provide synonyms for RDF and RDFS objects
> DESCRIPTION:    The DAML+OIL official definition contains 12 sameXxxAs
> 		statements that provide daml: synonyms for 12 resources
> 		that are part of RDF or RDFS.  This is probably a bad idea
> 		that should not be repeated in OWL as it can lead to
> 		confusion as to what comes from where, particularly as not
> 		all RDF and RDFS built-in resources are so treated, and at
> 		least one ``local name'', Class, is used in both RDFS and
> 		OWL. 
> RAISED BY:	Peter F. Patel-Schneider
> REFERENCE:	http://www.daml.org/2002/06/webont/owl.html

thanks, Peter.

I suggest this discharges my action.
"ACTION DanC to raise an issue wrt rdfs:subclassof and owl:subclassoff"
	-- http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/WebOnt/ftf3.html

I suggest it subsumes the suggestion from Mike Dean about
  TITLE:  owl:Class still needed
of 17 Jul 2002 20:08:13 -0400

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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