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RE: [Fwd: rdfs:label missing in OWL RDF schema for AnnotationProperty and OntologyProperty]

From: Charles White <Charles.White@networkinference.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2003 16:27:10 -0000
Message-ID: <3BE4D3F0FB726240966DEF40418472B54DE1F0@ni-lon-server1.ad.networkinference.com>
To: "Guus Schreiber" <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>, "WebOnt WG" <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

Also the stuff Jim was talking about last week - matching ontologies - can make use of the labels.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Guus Schreiber [mailto:schreiber@cs.vu.nl]
> Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 7:49 AM
> To: WebOnt WG
> Subject: [Fwd: rdfs:label missing in OWL RDF schema for
> AnnotationProperty and OntologyProperty]
> 
> 
> 
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > Subject: rdfs:label missing in OWL RDF schema for 
> AnnotationProperty and OntologyProperty
> > Resent-Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 05:09:30 -0500 (EST)
> > Resent-From: public-webont-comments@w3.org
> > Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 11:09:27 +0100
> > From: J.R. van Ossenbruggen <Jacco.van.Ossenbruggen@cwi.nl>
> > To: public-webont-comments@w3.org
> > 
> > 
> > A minor issue, but most OWL constructs have a rdfs:label 
> property in the 
> > RDF schema (OWL Reference. appendix B).  Only 
> AnnotationProperty and 
> > OntologyProperty, however, do not have such a label.  This seems 
> > inconsequent and is awkward for RDF tools that use the labels for 
> > visualizing the schema in a GUI.
> 
> This look to me like a harmless and sensible editorial change 
> to the RDF 
> schema. As editor I'm in favor os this change.
> 
> Guus
> 
> 
> Jacco van Ossenbruggen, CWI Amsterdam
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