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Re: Issue 3.4 - daml:UnambiguousProperty

From: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 12:52:25 +0100 (BST)
To: Ian Horrocks <horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk>
cc: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>, webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0206061249551.6971-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>


Ian, could you expand on that a little? I'm not sure I get it.

Jim: Dan Brickley has also provided some motivating examples if it would
help. I also did a paper for XMLEurope which discussed some possible
uses of this property:

http://ilrt.org/discovery/2002/03/skical-daml/

Libby

On Thu, 6 Jun 2002, Ian Horrocks wrote:

>
> 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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