[rdfweb-dev] Smushing the Semantic Web / Invalid data in IFP's

Jim Ley jim at jibbering.com
Mon Mar 22 12:33:24 UTC 2004

"James Carlyle" <james.carlyle at takepart.com>
> For example, both foaf:jabberID and foaf:mbox_sha1sum have OWL Type: An
> InverseFunctionalProperty (uniquely identifying property).
> So we would expect a pattern of
> Person
> jabberID "jc at jabber.dk"
> mbox_sha1sum "abc123"
> Person
> jabberID "iand at jabber.dk"
> mbox_sha1sum "def456"

This is clearly not feasible as people have multiple mail boxes and
abandoning smushing the above case would simply prevent you from smushing
anything at all really - I think we need better data-cleaning methods than


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