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Re: Reflexivity of subClassOf and subPropertyOf (was: Re: comments on RDF MT)

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 17:22:21 +0000
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To: Arjohn Kampman <arjohn.kampman@aidministrator.nl>
Cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, www-rdf-comments@w3.org


I was just going through the latest model theory and found:

[[Notice that the question of whether or not a class contains itself as a 
member is quite different from the question of whether or not it is a 
subclass of itself. All classes are subclasses of themselves.]]

as the very last thing in section 1.1.


At 12:36 11/11/2002 +0100, Arjohn Kampman wrote:
>Brian McBride wrote:
>>>The reflexivity rules for rdfs:subClassOf and rdfs:subPropertyOf still
>>>seem to be missing.
>>By which you mean:
>>   aaa rdfs:Class .
>>   aaa rdfs:subClassOf aaa .
>>and similarly for properties. Yes.
>>Following the threads you mentioned, I didn't find any replies that 
>>suggested they would be added to the next release.  Do you have a reference?
>No, these e-mails we not cc-ed to the mailing list.
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