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RE: Proposal to close ISSUE-82: UML diagrams

From: Conrad Bock <conrad.bock@nist.gov>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 15:00:57 -0400
To: "'Alan Ruttenberg'" <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>, "'Elisa F. Kendall'" <ekendall@sandsoft.com>
Cc: "'Peter F. Patel-Schneider'" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <028301c89ff4$346b4120$b3200681@MEL.NIST.GOV>

Alan,

 >  Speaking as someone who is not UML savvy, I can say that they also
 >  create confusion if you don't use UML. Frankly, unless there is
 >  compelling evidence that these are useful to segment of our users, I
 >  would consider dropping them altogether.

That would be a separate issue.  Since UML is so widely understood in
the software community, and appears even in the ISO Common Logic spec,
I'd say the compelling evidence should be needed for dropping them, not
for keeping them.

Conrad
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