[rdfweb-dev] Question about bio schema

Ian Davis iand at internetalchemy.org
Fri Mar 19 16:19:50 UTC 2004


Hi Alex,

On Friday, March 19, 2004, 4:05:52 PM, Alex Kilpatrick wrote:
> However, since bio:Birth is a subclass of bio:event, why would you not
> use this more simple as the following?
There are two terms in the schema, differentiated by their
capitalisation:

bio:Event is a class
bio:event is a property

A Birth is a subclass of the Event class not the property.

In the example the property bio:event is used to link a person with a
specific Event instance, in this case a Birth event.


Ian

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