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Re: ISSUE-108: Names for Profiles

From: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 17:02:15 +0100
Message-Id: <529A0DEC-F4B6-4356-B34C-D5B67B80BDDF@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>, OWL Working Group WG <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>

OK - but can you suggest some other names?



On 28 Apr 2008, at 16:48, Bijan Parsia wrote:

> 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?
>
> Nope.
>
>> 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.
>
> Cheers,
> Bijan.
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