[Crm-sig] NEW ISSUE: symbolic content

Martin Doerr martin at ics.forth.gr
Fri Sep 14 20:23:27 EEST 2018

Dear All,

I propose a new property of Symbolic Object : "has symbolic content : 
String" , in RDFS subproperty of rdfs:value.

The "level of symbolic specificity" by which the String is interpreted 
should conform to the type of the Symbolic Object.



On 9/14/2018 7:54 PM, Richard Light wrote:
> On 13/09/2018 20:57, Martin Doerr wrote:
>> Dear Richard,
>>>> What we need, to my opinion, is a property of Symbolic Object we 
>>>> may call it "has symbolic content" or "has symbolic content inline" 
>>>> or anything better, which defines that the symbolic content *is 
>>>> identical to* the Literal, *abstracted *to the "level of symbolic 
>>>> specificity" that the Literal implies and that conforms to the 
>>>> identity condition of the Symbolic Object, i.e., characters of a 
>>>> certain script, or whatever. That would make the meaning of the 
>>>> "value" unambiguous.
>>> Again, I'm in complete agreement with this line of thought. One 
>>> decision we should make is whether this property forms part of the 
>>> generic CRM framework, or if it is to be an implementation-specific 
>>> property which only appears in our RDF implementation of the CRM.  
>>> My instinct is for it to go into the CRM proper: the treatment of 
>>> Symbolic Object and its subclasses would I think be made clearer by 
>>> the addition of this property.
>> For CRM proper!
> OK: perhaps we should start a new issue to address this?

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