Yes, this is probably not an issue of interest for the MODS list. MODS list discusses XML -- MODS XML and MADS XML. As far as I recall we've never discussed RDF on this list. Best place to discuss MADS RDF would be on the BIBFRAME list, I'll try to address it there.
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> Subject: [MODS] madsrdf:Authority owl:disjointWith madsrdf:RWO
> RE: madsrdf:RWO - http://www.loc.gov/standards/mads/rdf/#t23
> The madsrdf primer states: "The madsrdf:RWO class is disjoint with
> madsrdf:Authority, madsrdf:DeprecatedAuthority, and madsrdf:Variant."
> However, this seems to be missing from the MADSRDF v1 RDF file at
> That is, perhaps that RDF file could include:
> `madsrdf:Authority owl:disjointWith madsrdf:RWO`
> Please confirm and advise whether it should be added.
> PS, Apologies for cross-posting to bibframe listserv, as this topic might better
> belong on this list (although it has implications for RDF using both bibframe
> and madsrdf).
> Darren L. Weber, Ph.D.
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