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RE: rdf:List RE: timbl-03

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 14:17:23 +0200
To: "Jim Hendler" <hendler@cs.umd.edu>, "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "webont" <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BHEGLCKMOHGLGNOKPGHDIEJCCBAA.jjc@hpl.hp.com>


>
> here's a question -- if RDF allows these triples and OWL requires
> them, does that cause a layering issue?  That is, could RDF say
> "SHOULD" or "MAY" instead of must, with a note that for compatibility
> with OWL it is recommended?

I don't like this idea - it is just asking for non-interoperability.
This construct was added for OWL; lets keep it doing the right thing.
An RDFS or OWL Full processor that chooses to throw these redundant triples
away is fully conforming.

Jeremy
Received on Tuesday, 6 May 2003 08:20:24 UTC

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