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From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2010 22:57:14 +0100
Message-ID: <4C2D0F3A.3090001@webr3.org>
To: Paul Gearon <gearon@ieee.org>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
swapping subject as I know a lot are simply ignoring the previous thread 
  and this should be considered separately ;)

Paul Gearon wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 1:18 PM, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
> <snip/>
>> Something else that keeps coming up, a subset of owl always comes in to
>> conversations, obviously owl:sameAs - there was a proposal from one Jim
>> Hendler [1] at a RDF workshop thing to perhaps do something about moving
>> these up a level to RDFS.
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2009/12/rdf-ws/papers/ws31
>> Didn't seem to get much feedback or thoughts (afaik), but given the climate
>> perhaps it's worth giving some strong consideration to as a community.
>> (Or just doing because it's a bloody good idea & would remove OWL from
>> virtually every conversation we end up having).
> I agree with this. In particular, I'd love to see an equivalent to
> owl:sameAs in the rdfs namespace, probably with a more intuitive name,
> like rdfs:equals. It would take OWL out of a lot of conversations.
> There weren't any accepted proposals for working on RDFS at the
> workshop, but that doesn't mean it can't still be done. However, it
> would need a lot of public support if this were to be considered. If
> people are interested, they should voice their opinions.
> Regards,
> Paul Gearon
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