[rdfweb-dev] Relationship Renaming Proposal

Reto Bachmann-Gmuer reto at gmuer.ch
Sun Mar 21 01:08:12 UTC 2004


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hey, who says I foaf:know all this relatives? (think of moon's mass
marriages ;-)

reto

Ian Davis wrote:

| I'm proposing to introduce new properties for the kinship terms and
| deprecate the existing ones.
|
| rel:parent a rdf:Property
|   rdfs:subClassOf foaf:knows ;
|   owl:sameAs rel:childOf .
|
| rel:child a rdf:Property
|   rdfs:subClassOf foaf:knows ;
|   owl:sameAs rel:parentOf .
|
| rel:spouse a owl:SymmetricProperty
|   rdfs:subClassOf foaf:knows ;
|   owl:sameAs rel:spouseOf .
|
| rel:sibling a owl:SymmetricProperty
|   rdfs:subClassOf foaf:knows ;
|   owl:sameAs rel:siblingOf .
|
| rel:ancestor a owl:TransitiveProperty
|   rdfs:subClassOf foaf:knows ;
|   owl:inverseOf rel:descendant
|   owl:sameAs rel:descendantOf .
|
| rel:descendant a owl:TransitiveProperty
|   rdfs:subClassOf foaf:knows ;
|   owl:inverseOf rel:ancestor
|   owl:sameAs rel:ancestorOf .
|
| rel:grandParent a rdf:Property
|   rdfs:subClassOf foaf:knows ;
|   owl:sameAs rel:grandChildOf .
|
| rel:grandChild a rdf:Property
|   rdfs:subClassOf foaf:knows ;
|   owl:sameAs rel:grandParentOf .
|
| Then the existing properties become owl:DeprecatedProperty.
|
| I'm not sure whether using owl:sameAs with owl:DeprecatedProperty is a
| good idea. Does this imply that the new properties are also
| deprecated? Shoul I use owl:equivalentProperty instead?
|
| Ian
|

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