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Re: LANG: closing issue 4.6 (was Re: ADMIN: Draf agenda for July 25 telecon)

From: Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 11:26:09 -0400
Message-ID: <058801c23326$702fcd70$0a2e249b@nemc.org>
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Jim Hendler" <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Cc: "Ian Horrocks" <horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk>, "webont" <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

Dan Connolly wrote:

> 
> On Wed, 2002-07-24 at 09:24, Jim Hendler wrote:
> [...]
> > Proposed:
> >   I propose that we CLOSE issue 4.6 with the following resolution:
> > 
> > We will remove the single construct "equivalentTo" from the language, 
> > as it is possible to use other features (sameClassAs, samePropertyAs, 
> > sameIndividualAs) to achieve its primary effect.
> 
> Ugh; I use equivalentTo all the time, and I hardly ever
> use samePropertyAs, sameClassAs, or sameIndividualAs.
> 
> Hmm... I could perhaps live without equivalentTo.
> I'll have to think about it.

Well if classes are really individuals then, isn't: 

sameClassAs subPropertyOf sameIndividialAs, 

and hence 

equivalentTo equivalentTo sameIndividualAs, 

or have we given up on that -- is that the point ? :-)

Jonathan
Received on Wednesday, 24 July 2002 11:32:40 GMT

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