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Re: Issue 3.4 - daml:UnambiguousProperty

From: Ian Horrocks <horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 11:18:11 +0100
Message-ID: <15615.14051.709168.913472@merlin.oaklands.net>
To: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Cc: webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

On May 29, Jim Hendler writes:
> 
> Issue 3.4 - daml:UnambiguousProperty
> 
>   Proposal - CLOSE THIS ISSUE
> 
>    The issue here was that the requirements document didn't motivate 
> this language feature.  However, no one has advocated its removal and 
> there does seem to be consensus it is a desirable feature.  It is 
> provided for in DAML+OIL and will be provided in OWL.


This issue may be tied to the INVERSE issue. UnambiguousProperty
really means functionality w.r.t. the inverse property. If we no
longer support inverse, then it seems a little strange to be able to
assert its functionality.

Ian



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