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Re: [LC response] To Danny Ayers Re: Turtle syntax tweak in OWL 2 Primer, & addition of NTriples

From: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 20:57:21 +0100
Message-Id: <823ABB6F-508C-4FD5-99B3-42C0CB9F2D28@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: public-owl-comments@w3.org
To: danny.ayers@gmail.com
Dear Danny,

I refer to the email below sent on the 26th June last. I would be  
very grateful if you could confirm whether or not you
are satisfied with the working group's response to your comment.


On 26 Jun 2008, at 08:04, Peter Patel-Schneider wrote:

> Dear Danny,
> Thank you for your comment
>  <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-comments/2009Jun/ 
> 0004.html>
> on the OWL 2 Web Ontology Language last call drafts.
> Although the shorthand "a" is in the Turtle document,
> http://www.w3.org/TeamSubmission/turtle, the document does not provide
> an expansion for it. This makes use of the shorthand problematic in  
> 2 documents, even in non-normative documents like the OWL 2 Primer.
> Many examples in OWL 2, for example in the Primer, already have two  
> syntaxes - RDF/XML and Turtle. The OWL WG feels that adding a third  
> syntax would not provide sufficient benefit to justify both the work
> involved in adding the extra syntax and the extra load on readers in
> reading or even just determining not to read the extra syntax.
> Therefore the OWL WG will not be making any change to its documents in
> response to this comment.
> Please acknowledge receipt of this email to
> <mailto:public-owl-comments@w3.org> (replying to this email should
> suffice). In your acknowledgment please let us know whether or not you
> are satisfied with the working group's response to your comment.
> Regards,
> Peter F. Patel-Schneider
> on behalf of the W3C OWL Working Group
Received on Tuesday, 11 August 2009 19:58:05 UTC

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