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Re: Action-166 Draft sketch of how to serialize rdf annotation spaces - separate files

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 16:03:22 -0400
Message-Id: <624430FA-7EA8-41D5-B4D2-24260EB705DF@gmail.com>
Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>

On Jul 16, 2008, at 1:28 PM, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:

> Certainly O and m(O) can be separately reasoned with, but does the  
> split
> actually achieve this?  In the proposal the first file still has  
> quite a
> bit of stuff related to the annotations, so it is not really just O!

Hi Peter,

Which parts of O do you see as related to annotations? I certainly  
didn't intend to leave anything that would touch the DL model theory.  
However there are owl:annotatedAs triples that I thought were needed  
to be able to link the annotations to what was annotated - is that  
what you were referring to? Also, I haven't gone through a rework to  
remove serialization in O, of entities that are solely used in m(O)  
such as Annotation Property declarations.

The part that I was specifically trying to enable was reasoning  
within the annotations, for example to allow for domain and ranges on  
annotation properties. This is the part that I didn't see how to  
manage comfortably within a single file.

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