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Re: comments on 18 July 2002 version of reference document

From: Mike Dean <mdean@bbn.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 18:07:35 -0400
Message-Id: <200207182207.SAA15143@cam-mbx1.bbn.com>
To: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
cc: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, www-webont-wg@w3.org

> huh?  I find these incredibly useful and among the most important to 
> me in some of my research use cases which focus on finding mapping 
> between terms in different ontologies -- we use
>   foo:XXX daml:sameClassAs bar:YYY
> all the time, and cannot live without it.  I like the "equivalentTo" 
> idiom as well, but probably could live without it as long as I have
>   sameXXXas
> and
>   differentIndividualThan
> (or whatever we ended up calling it)

I think Peter was just referring to providing owl synonyms
for the rdf and rdfs classes and properties (the sameXXXas
instances in [1]).

I recall that we discussed this at F2F 3 without resolution.

	Mike

[1] http://www.daml.org/2002/06/webont/owl
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