rdfs:isDefinedBy                                   

Definition

rdfs:isDefinedBy is an instance of rdf:Property that is used to indicate a resource defining the subject resource. This property may be used to indicate an RDF vocabulary in which a resource is described.

rdfs:isDefinedBy is a subproperty of rdfs:seeAlso.

The rdfs:domain of rdfs:isDefinedBy is rdfs:Resource. The rdfs:range of rdfs:isDefinedBy is rdfs:Resource.

EXAMPLE:    

Schema

    <rdf:Property rdf:about="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#isDefinedBy">

        <rdfs:isDefinedBy rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#"/>

        <rdfs:subPropertyOf rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#seeAlso"/>

        <rdfs:label>isDefinedBy</rdfs:label>

        <rdfs:comment>The definition of the subject resource.</rdfs:comment>

        <rdfs:range rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Resource"/>

        <rdfs:domain rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Resource"/>

    </rdf:Property>

Example listing

Triple

S  rdfs:isDefinedBy  O  states that the resource O defines S. It may be possible to retrieve representations of O from the Web, but this is not required. When such representations may be retrieved, no constraints are placed on the format of those representations.

RDF/XML

    <rdf:Property rdf:about="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#isDefinedBy">

        <rdfs:isDefinedBy rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#"/>

        <rdfs:subPropertyOf rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#seeAlso"/>

        <rdfs:label>isDefinedBy</rdfs:label>

        <rdfs:comment>The defininition of the subject resource.</rdfs:comment>

        <rdfs:range rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Resource"/>

        <rdfs:domain rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Resource"/>

    </rdf:Property>

Other information

 

Use in ISO 15926