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Proposal to resolve ISSUE-106 and ISSUE-109: namespaces for owl2 rdf/xml and xml/owl

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 14:29:52 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <20080416.142952.55219674.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: public-owl-wg@w3.org

I propose to resolve ISSUE-106 and ISSUE-109 by making the owl2 and
owl2xml namespaces be the same as the owl namespace.

Instead of the following namespaces
owl 	      http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#
owl2 	      http://www.w3.org/2006/12/owl2#
owl2xml       http://www.w3.org/2006/12/owl2-xml#
the situation would be
owl 	      http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#
owl2 	      http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#
owl2xml       http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#
Actually there would then be no need for separate namespace prefixes.

This means that owl2:onClass is in the same namespace as owl:onProperty,
as is owl2xml:OWLClass

Peter F. Patel-Schneider
Bell Labs Research
Received on Wednesday, 16 April 2008 18:31:04 UTC

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