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Re: [LC Response] To Ralf Moeller Re: OWL2

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 13:17:37 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <20090331.131737.33411842.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: public-owl-comments@w3.org
Cc: r.f.moeller@tu-harburg.de
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From: Ralf Moeller <r.f.moeller@tu-harburg.de>
Subject: Re: [LC Response] To Ralf Moeller Re: OWL2
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 18:13:48 +0200

> Dear Peter,
> 
> I received you comments. Too bad we cannot get out old rats.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Ralf
> 
> On Mar 18, 2009, at 7:59 PM, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> 
>> Dear Ralf:
>>
>> This message is in reply to your comment available as
>> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-comments/2009Jan/0059.html>,
>> on the OWL 2 Web Ontology Language last call drafts; the initial
>> response from the working group
>> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-comments/2009Feb/0031.html>;
>> and your subsequent reply, available as
>> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-comments/2009Mar/0018.html>
>>
>> The Working Group acknowledges that multi-valued data properties
>> together with datatype facets do pose an implementation burden. However,
>> the group is not chartered [1] to do any changes that would break
>> backward compatibility with OWL 1, which had numerous implementations
>> with non-functional datatypes, as well as deployment of ontologies
>> possibly relying on that feature. Note also that no erratum was reported
>> on this feature on OWL 1 [2]. Therefore, the Working Group does not
>> intend to change OWL 2 in this way.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Peter F. Patel-Schneider
>> on behalf of the W3C OWL Working Group
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2007/06/OWLCharter.html
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/WebOnt/errata
> 
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