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Re: semantics document revised

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 21:57:41 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <20020923.215741.36872172.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: phayes@ai.uwf.edu
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Subject: Re: semantics document revised
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 20:39:34 -0500


> I don't follow you. Of course, in general, they won't have a single 
> common interpretation.  RDF doesn't have a single common 
> interpretation, after all, so the interpretation of the RDFS 
> vocabulary is going to change across interpretations.  Maybe in some 
> of them there will be classes with more than 57 subclasses, in others 
> there won't. Some RDFS graphs can be satisfied in very small 
> interpretations.

Let me rephrase my concern then.

I am concerned that there is no Large OWL interpretation of the empty
graph.  Remember, such a Large OWL interpretation has to consistently
assign class extensions to things like the class of classes that have at
most 57 superclsses.

> Pat

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