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Re: OWL 2.0 ...

From: Sean Bechhofer <seanb@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 11:07:50 +0100
Message-ID: <425F9276.1030403@cs.man.ac.uk>
To: public-owl-dev@w3.org

Jim Hendler wrote:

> In recent days I've been attending a lot of meetings where I have 
> been approached by people talking about not just the limitations of 
> the current OWL (something I've been hearing about for a long time 
> :-)) but actually talking about proposed technical solutions.   I 
> think it would be good to start to collect some of these and to think 
> a bit about those things that we might want to see go into some 
> future OWL version
>    There's a wide variety of these things going from simple extensions 
> to OWL (such as adding qualified restrictions, having an 
> owl:allDisjoint , etc.)  to adding some standard ways of doing common 
> things in other KR langauges  (part-whole, bounded transitivity, 
> probability models)  or going beyond to new concepts in Sem Web (new 
> models of partial import, named ontology segments, etc.)
>    I'd like to hear what people are working on, or what people need - 
> this way we'll have these ideas on record for the eventual next 
> generation of OWL technology.
>    -Jim H,.

I'd certainly like to see some work/clean up of owl:import. I'd even be 
interested in *doing* it.... :-)



Sean Bechhofer
Received on Friday, 15 April 2005 10:08:00 UTC

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