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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 19:05:10 +0000
Message-Id: <7B54B00F-149F-4554-9920-203FBDC9063A@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, jjc@hpl.hp.com, public-owl-wg@w3.org
To: Uli Sattler <sattler@cs.man.ac.uk>

On 27 Feb 2008, at 18:41, Uli Sattler wrote:

> 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

...a hole, of course, a hole: such a thing was missing before!

> 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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