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the relationships between OWL species (was Re: OWL, XML-RDF and Imports)

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2003 09:05:08 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20030216.090508.92178521.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: seanb@cs.man.ac.uk
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org

From: Sean Bechhofer <seanb@cs.man.ac.uk>
Subject: OWL, XML-RDF and Imports
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 16:58:43 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)


> An RDF/XML document is an OWL-Full document if it obeys some rules, for
> example, to quote a quote in a recent mail from Dan C:
> "An OWL Full document is an RDF/XML document [RDF/XML Syntax], for which
> the corresponding RDF graph [RDF Concepts] does not use any URI references
> starting with the prefix http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl# except those found
> in the [RDF Schema for OWL]."
>  -- http://www.w3.org/2002/03owlt/editors-draft/snapshot#docConformance

Hmm.  This appears to make it be the case that
1/ not all RDF graphs are OWL Full documents and
2/ not all OWL Full documents are OWL DL documents.
I believe that the working group has resolved that neither of these should
be the case. 


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