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Re: regrets and a few comments on versioning/imports

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 13:20:57 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <20080528.132057.196088004.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: sandro@w3.org
Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Subject: regrets and a few comments on versioning/imports
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 17:59:07 +0100

> I'm at the RIF F2F, and we just had a WG resolution to go for beer, so I
> may not be able to attend the OWL telecon.   :-)


> I would also like some acknowledgement that some systems do
> "auto-imports", where they perform imports based on the URIs used in the
> document (especially as names for classes and properties), even when no
> imports directive is present.  We don't need to pass judgement on this
> practice, but if we don't mention it, it's rather confusing how this
> (perfectly legitimate) practice relates to OWL2 import.

This has always been outside of OWL (and RDF).  The OWL 1 documents were
silent on this, and I think that the OWL 2 documents should similarly be

>    -- Sandro

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