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Re: ISSUE-51 (Language Name): Name of the Poduct

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.rpi.edu>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2007 07:54:42 -0400
Message-Id: <3E075B46-663F-4795-AC1B-2011A73DB6F8@cs.rpi.edu>
To: OWL Working Group WG <public-owl-wg@w3.org>

s/poduct/product -- problem is I couldn't figure out how to change it  
in the issue tracker once I made the typo -- I'd have no objection if  
someone could fix it.

On Nov 2, 2007, at 7:51 AM, OWL Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:

> ISSUE-51 (Language Name): Name of the Poduct
> http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/tracker/issues/
> Raised by: James Hendler
> On product:
> This should be obvious, but I thought we should get it in the issue  
> list before the first documents go out.  When this WG was proposed,  
> there was a lot of pushback against the name OWL 1.1 (some people  
> didn't like version numbers at all, some thought this was the wrong  
> version number, and there were a couple of other comments in  
> various mailing lists).  Our charter is careful and never calls the  
> output of the group OWL 1.1, it simply uses that term to refer to  
> the member submission.
> The WG has to decide affirmatively whether to go forward with the  
> 1.1 name or whether to use another name (DLOWL, OWL 2, OWL).  In  
> addition, since the charter stresses backward compatibility, we'll  
> probably have to make sure there is some documentation of how to  
> refer to the older version (which was never called OWL 1.0)

"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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