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Re: [vcard] OWL or RDF for vCard?

From: Andreas Langegger <andreas.langegger@gmx.at>
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 10:06:58 +0100
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> Why not create two ontologies, with the second one (with cardinality
> constraints) further constraining the first one (those without)?  So,
> when people use the vCard, they can use the rdfs:isDefinedBy to suggest
> to an RDF engine if additional constraints should be retrieved or not?
> I am a firm believer of ontology modularization.  I think we should
> avoid build large monolithic ontology at all cost. We should build
> ontologies on small scales.  Doing so will help users to pick and mix
> also it will help ontology's graceful evolution.
> Xiaoshu

I'm voting for simplicity and RDF. Two variantes is bad, owl vcards
would then not be downwards compatible...

and people will do things wrong anyway, OWL is no nostrum ;-)

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