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Re: Sloppy inference rules

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2012 12:15:50 +0000
Cc: "'Ivan Herman'" <ivan@w3.org>, "'Pat Hayes'" <phayes@ihmc.us>, "'Guus Schreiber'" <guus.schreiber@vu.nl>, "'RDF WG'" <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
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To: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
On 2012-11-01, at 09:50, Markus Lanthaler wrote:

> On Thursday, November 01, 2012 6:56 AM, Ivan Herman wrote:
>> As Antoine notes, the OWL 2 group has faced the same issue for OWL 2
>> RL. I do not see any problem doing that in this case either. I do not
>> think we should reopen, at this point, the bnode-in-predicate and
>> literal-in-subject issue and, with this, using this 'generalized
>> triples for the rules' seems to be the clean approach...
> Honestly it sounds a bit strange to me to simply accept that there is a
> fundamental problem without trying to address it - especially considering
> that the problem has been known since at least 2005 (2002?).
> The other thing that worries me even more is the fact that a number of RDF
> serialization formats are in the process of being standardized right now. At
> least JSON-LD doesn't have this artificial restriction but that was heavily
> criticized by the RDF WG and, as it seems at the moment, we will have to
> introduce it.
> I think there won't be a better point in time to fix this once for all.

It is a matter of opinion that there is anything broken, to "fix".

- Steve

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