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Question about OWL-lite

From: Mithun Sheshagiri <mits1@umbc.edu>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2004 11:40:28 -0700
Message-ID: <40D3371C.3090306@umbc.edu>
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Hello all,
                I had question about the use of anonymous subClassOf 
construct in OWL-lite. As per document <http://www.w3c.org/TR/owl-features/>

".....in OWL Lite classes can only be defined in terms of named 
superclasses (superclasses cannot be arbitrary expressions)...."

Does this mean that I cannot classify the following fragment as OWL lite

<owl:Class rdf:ID="a">
       <owl:onProperty rdf:resource="foo"/>
       <owl:allValuesFrom rdf:resource="bar"/>

But if I parse this using Jena and convert into a triple format, a class 
name is generated for the anonymous superclass. Would this be OWL lite now?

Mithun Sheshagiri
Received on Friday, 18 June 2004 14:41:27 UTC

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