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Re: [OEP] "Classes as values" first draft

From: Aditya A Kalyanpur <adityak@wam.umd.edu>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 10:45:52 -0400 (EDT)
To: Natasha Noy <noy@SMI.Stanford.EDU>
Cc: public-swbp-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.44.0404151043230.2951-100000@rac2.wam.umd.edu>

> Finally, maybe we should mention somewhere in the document that using
> 'allValuesFrom' restriction on property 'dc:subject' in the cases shown
> ensures that an 'AnimalImage' can only have its subject as 'Animal'
> and nothing else..hmm, makes me wonder if someValues is a better option -
> since it covers photos where we need to describe something more than just
> the animals in it (such as surroundings etc) - which would typically be the case?
>
On second thoughts, please ignore the above point cos we are referring to
the 'subject' here (which is typically just a single entity) and so
'allValuesFrom' probably makes more sense..

Regards,
Aditya


>
> On Thu, 15 Apr 2004, Jim Hendler wrote:
>
> >
> > At 9:27 -0700 4/14/04, Natasha Noy wrote:
> > >Folks,
> > >
> > >At the last telecon, I took an action to produce a draft note on
> > >dealing with the issue of classes as property values. My first pass
> > >at it is at
> > >
> > >http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2004Apr/att-0061/ClassesAsValues.html
> > >
> > >This is a strawman, so please feel free to and do poke holes in it!
> > >I think the goal here is really two-fold: (1) to give some
> > >suggestions on how to deal with  the specific issue (classes as
> > >values) and (2) to figure out what the general format and tone of
> > >such notes and patterns should be. (The second one being arguably
> > >more important at this point)
> > >
> > >I have shamelessly lifted most of the ideas from the discussion on
> > >the mailing list a couple of weeks ago. So, thanks to everyone who
> > >participated in that discussion. I would also like to thank Oscar
> > >for his comments on an earlier draft.
> > >
> > >Natasha
> >
> >
> > I must admit that up until I saw this document, I was seriously
> > thinking of suggesting that OEP was a bad idea and that we should not
> > have the task force.   Natasha's document shows me I was wrong, that
> > it may be possible for us to create some useful information for
> > Semantic Web users based on our experiences in our non-semantic web
> > -- if all of the things written up are done as carefully,
> > thoughtfully, and comprehensively as this - and are balanced in
> > presenting the solutions as this is - then maybe there's hope.
> > Natasha -- great job!
> >   -JH
> >
> > --
> > Professor James Hendler			  http://www.cs.umd.edu/users/hendler
> > Director, Semantic Web and Agent Technologies	  301-405-2696
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> >
> >
>
>
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