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Re: ISSUE-108: Names for Profiles

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 16:48:40 +0100
Message-Id: <07D8A338-88FF-429E-9117-C498534C07D4@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>, OWL Working Group WG <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>

On 28 Apr 2008, at 16:33, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> Ian Horrocks wrote:
>> If we want to change the names then we should do it *soon* -- the  
>> existing names are already in wide circulation, and the longer we  
>> leave it the more difficult and confusing name changes will become.
>> Ian
> Is there anything *wrong* with the current names?
> (e.g. is any name a trade mark, or something that is already overly  
> aligned with a particularly vendor?


> Or offensive in some relevant natural language? etc. etc.)
> A separate question is are there any better names?

Well, I always hear a post-incremented Evil Laugh when someone types  
EL++...by that may be an idiosyncratic recation.

DL Lite has the potential for several sorts of confusion (i.e., with  
OWL DL, with OWL Lite, etc.)

OWL-R is, afaict, widely loathed.

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