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Re: "If" and "else" in RDF

From: James Tauber <jtauber@jtauber.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2001 19:40:47 -0400
Message-ID: <003201c0d03c$ac78b1a0$6401a8c0@EHUD>
To: "Danny Ayers" <danny@panlanka.net>, "Seth Russell" <seth@robustai.net>, <info@jan-winkler.de>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
I said:
> <-     if (X, rdfs:class, Male) then (X, address, "Mr.")
> <-     if (X, rdfs:class, Female) then (X, address, "Ms")

Danny said:
> Wait though - you've just said it, without using any inference. Ok, it
> not be in the RDF model as it stands, but those look like reasonable
> statements to me.

What do you mean "without using any inference". Maybe we differ in our
definitions, but I consider the above to be inference rules.

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