W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > semantic-web@w3.org > September 2006

Re: Individuals with more than one rdf:type

From: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 15:15:49 +0100
Message-ID: <45129E95.306@hackcraft.net>
To: Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
Cc: David Navarro Arnao <dnavarro@isoco.com>, ben syverson <w3@likn.org>, semantic-web@w3.org

Frank Manola wrote:
> For 
> example, Section 5.2 has an example of declaring domains which results 
> in you having to conclude that an instance is both a Book and a 
> MotorVehicle.  This may appear weird, but it's perfectly legal RDF.

It's not that weird. "The collected works of Shakespeare is both a book 
and a motorised vehicle" is a perfectly valid sentence. It's nonsense, 
but that's not a matter for the rules of grammar to resolve. So it is 
too with RDF.
Received on Thursday, 21 September 2006 14:14:25 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Tuesday, 5 July 2022 08:44:58 UTC