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Re: Primer review, part 1 Introduction, Orientation sections

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.rpi.edu>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 23:21:54 -0500
Message-Id: <411CBE2A-F10C-4AE9-ACB2-C7C7A563A7DB@cs.rpi.edu>
Cc: OWL Working Group WG <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
If it is put somewhere where it is guaranteed stability and where the  
ownership and copyright issues conform to W3C legal policies, I would  
not have a significant problem with including it.  Any of the means  
Alan proposes could work, but of course they all take time

On Jan 21, 2008, at 6:38 PM, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:

> I think specifying Manch syntax is worth considering, given that  
> there is commercial deployment experience and a decent following  
> for it. Possible routes for doing this would be submission, WG  
> note, Rec track, along the lines of the XML syntax. That would  
> address the legitimate concern about it's status, and might be an  
> overall positive contribution to the community (does anyone know of  
> an actual reference for it currently? I always land up futzing in  
> the editor trying to get rid of the red underlines ;-).
> Thoughts from others?
> -Alan
> On Jan 21, 2008, at 6:24 PM, Bijan Parsia wrote:
>> As Rinke pointed out, Manchester syntax is used in Protege and in  
>> TopBraid composer (which is, as you know, a commercial project).  
>> Turtle was used as the syntax for SPARQL when it was only a Dave  
>> Beckett thing (and the Team Submission came out very close to rec  
>> time for SPARQL :)). On this model, I would be happy to draft up a  
>> spec for it as an appendix, or as a WG note or Member submission.

"If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn't be called research, would  
it?." - Albert Einstein

Prof James Hendler				http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~hendler
Tetherless World Constellation Chair
Computer Science Dept
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY 12180
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