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Re: Southampton Pub data as linked open data

From: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 16:41:24 +0200
Message-ID: <488F2C14.7030502@cs.vu.nl>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
CC: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>, Chris Wallace <Chris.Wallace@uwe.ac.uk>, public-lod@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org

Bijan Parsia wrote:
> On 29 Jul 2008, at 15:08, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
>> Making something like pub:name a subProperty of rdfs:label is essential
> Hardly essential.

On what evidence do you base this statement? In our application projects 
we make extensive use of subproperties of rdfs:label.


>> for the Tabulator for example to know it can use names as labels in 
>> the UI.  So please do it
> I would suggest that Tabulator find a better way. E.g., something 
> Fresnelish.
> Or annotations on properties indicating that they are for display purposes.
>> (and don't duplicate the data in pub:name and rdfs:label in the data!)
>> Presumably OWL DL systems can be built to ignore the rdfs:subClassOf 
>> fact when they do OWL-DL reasoning on the data.
> Presumably Tabulator can be built to do something with property 
> annotations.
> Cheers,
> Bijan.

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