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Re: more FPWDs? (was Re: Possible new public working draft?)

From: Uli Sattler <sattler@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 18:41:33 +0000
Message-Id: <F9A82FE3-588B-4EB1-BD6C-3026E1AD3A9A@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: jjc@hpl.hp.com, public-owl-wg@w3.org
To: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>

I am definitely in favour for getting the Primer out as soon as  
possible: it's a lovely piece of work, and filling in a whole as a  
"first read" for people new to OWL.

Also the XML serialization should go out as well so that people could  
use it to build their tools.

Cheers, Uli

On 26 Feb 2008, at 17:46, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:

> From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
> Subject: Re: Possible new public working draft?
> Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 17:28:44 +0000
>> Boris Motik wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> The first working drafts have been "out" for a while. We think  
>>> that it
>>> would be useful to have second versions of these documents
>>> published before the next F2F so that that F2F can be concerned with
>>> work going forward instead of looking at documents that reflect
>>> the past. So, could there be an agenda item this week to start the
>>> process of approving a second version of these three documents
>>> with a target publication date a bit before the second  
>>> teleconference?
>>> 	Bernardo, Bijan, Boris, Peter
>> Hmmm, while this is a good idea (publish early, publish often);
>> I fear that it would have been better if we were in a position to  
>> have
>> more FPWDs of other documents.
>> Jeremy
> There are two other documents that could be published.
> 1/ XML Serialization http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/XML_Serialization
>    This document comes from the initial OWL 1.1 submission.  I  
> modified
>    it recently, mostly to make it more self-contained by incorporating
>    the XML Schema itself into the document (instead of just  
> pointing to
>    the schema from the document).   The document probably needs a  
> sanity
>    check to make sure that it corresponds to the current OWL 1.1  
> syntax,
>    as it may not have been completely updated.  I think that this  
> check
>    and any needed changes could be done quite quickly (i.e., before  
> next
>    week's teleconference) and a publication review could be initiated
>    then.
> 2/ OWL Primer http://www.webont.org/owl/documents/primer.html
>    The UFDTF has been talking about this document and may discuss it
>    further on Monday.  Bijan and I have been updating and  
> completing the
>    document.  There is one missing sub-section and some of the  
> examples
>    don't have RDF/XML syntax, but I feel that the document could  
> also be
>    quickly made ready for publication review.
> peter
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