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Re: Guide: Question re annotations

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 12:27:54 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20030227.122754.27097087.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: michael.smith@eds.com
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org

From: "Smith, Michael K" <michael.smith@eds.com>
Subject: Guide: Question re annotations
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 14:51:26 -0600

> 
> I am trying to write up an additional annotation paragraph for the
> Guide.  And I don't fully understand our solution. 
> 
> Consider the use of the Dublin Core tag, 'creator'.  I assume I should
> provide the following, either in my document or via some import.
> 
>  <owl:AnnotationProperty rdf:about="&dc;creator"/>
> 
> What are the consequences of its absence?

This is currently under debate.  Jeremy's view is that this would be
required.  Some versions of S&AS don't need this.

> If the value of the property is a literal, do I need or should I
> provide the following?
> 
>  <owl:DatatypeProperty rdf:about="&dc;creator"/>

No.  Not only is this not needed, but providing it would tip the ontology
over into OWL Full.

> Final question.  Given
> 
>  <WineGrape rdf:ID="G1">
>    <dc:creator rdf:resource="M.K.Smith"/>
>  </WineGrape>
> 
>  <WineGrape rdf:ID="G2">
>    <owl:sameIndividualAs rdf:resource="#G1"/>
>  </WineGrape>
> 
> Does this entail 
> 
>  <WineGrape rdf:ID="G2">
>    <dc:creator rdf:resource="M.K.Smith"/>
>  </WineGrape>

Yes.

> Thanks.
> 
> - Mike

peter
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