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RE: OWL Reference Description for F2F 3

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 12:15:12 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Smith, Michael K" <michael.smith@eds.com>
cc: Mike Dean <mdean@bbn.com>, <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0206271214160.9094-100000@tux.w3.org>

On Thu, 27 Jun 2002, Smith, Michael K wrote:

>
> I like this document.  Would suggest at least one example (or link to
> example) for each construct.
>
> Re the OWL/RDF triple relationship:
>
> > An OWL knowledge base is a collection of RDF triples as defined in
> > the RDF Model and Syntax Specification.
>
> This is easy to mis-read.  An OWL knowledge base is a collection of
> RDF triples as restricted by this document.
>
> Reading this one might assume that a collection of OWL triples honors
> the RDF requirements for collections of triples.  RDF imposes
> restrictions that OWL relaxs (e.g. subclassof loops, single range and

RDF/RDFS no longer prohibits sub-class (or sub-property) loops.

Dan
Received on Thursday, 27 June 2002 12:15:18 GMT

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