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   Re: [xml-dev] About OWL syntax

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Didier PH Martin wrote:

>Why not having the properties declared inside a class element? Something
><owl:Class rdf:ID="ConsumableThing">
>  <owl:ObjectProperty rdf:ID="madeFromFruit">
>     <rdfs:range rdf:resource="#Fruit" /> 
>  </owl:ObjectProperty>
>  .... other property definition ....
For many of the reasons you mention, the OWL XML presentation syntax 
[http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-xmlsyntax/] was developed. On the other hand 
there is also an explicit relationship between a property and the class 
of objects which contain the property called a "Restriction".

One of the constraints on the syntax for OWL is that it is based upon 
RDF/XML and ultimately on the triples that result from the RDF/XML. 
Consequently, there are often many equivalent versions of a piece of syntax.

In any case this is what you want:

<owl:Class rdf:ID="ConsumableThing">
	<owl:onProperty rdf:resource="#madeFromFruit" />
     	<owl:allValuesFrom rdf:resource="#Fruit" />
  .... other property definition ....



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