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Re: ISSUE-47 (compound keys): REPORTED: 6.2-Compound Keys

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2007 03:41:56 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20071203.034156.241957225.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk
Cc: hendler@cs.rpi.edu, public-owl-wg@w3.org

Umm.  Don't either of these reasons make an extension "out of scope"?

Hmm, looking at the scope section of the charter, it is not immediately
obvious that *any* extension is out of scope, but there is a 
"scope" statement in the mission of the WG:

  The proposed extensions are a small set that:

   1. have been identified by users as widely needed, and
   2. have been identified by tool implementers as reasonable and
      feasible extensions to current tools.

although even this is not completely clear, because of the "proposed" in
the sentence.

In any case, there should probably be some explanation of why the issue
is not being considered, and "no implementions" sounds acceptable to me.

peter



From: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: ISSUE-47 (compound keys): REPORTED: 6.2-Compound Keys
Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2007 19:40:38 +0000

> You're right -- out of scope is not the right reason. I am happy to  
> postpone it on the grounds that we don't know how to do it -- or  
> perhaps more precisely on the grounds that implementors are unwilling  
> and/or unable to support it.
> 
> Ian
> 
> 
> On 2 Dec 2007, at 18:20, Jim Hendler wrote:
> 
> > I'm happy to support closing this as postpoint,but I would have a  
> > problem agreeing that it is out of scope - if we had a working  
> > mechanism we would certainly be allowed to add it.  I'd suggest  
> > postponing it because we don't know how to do it.
> >
> >
> > On Dec 1, 2007, at 2:46 PM, Ian Horrocks wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> Does anyone want to champion this issue?
> >>
> >> If not, then I am inclined to close it as Postponed on the grounds  
> >> of being out of scope.
> >>
> >> Ian
> >>
> >>
> >
> > "If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn't be called research,  
> > would it?." - Albert Einstein
> >
> > Prof James Hendler				http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~hendler
> > Tetherless World Constellation Chair
> > Computer Science Dept
> > Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY 12180
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
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