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Re: proposal to close ISSUE-56 - Specify standard "repairs" for moving select RDF documents to OWL?

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2008 16:51:29 +0200
Message-ID: <48EE1A71.2020907@w3.org>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
CC: public-owl-wg@w3.org
I agree.

Having said that, we have to realize that, at this moment, there is no
other group that would pick that issue up at W3C. SWBP does not exist
any more, the SWD (SW Deployment) group will round up its work after
finishing RDFa, SKOS, and some other, smaller things. It is unclear at
this moment who and how will pick up this whole area of additional
outreach in terms of practice documents. It may help if, later in the
lifspan of this group, the OWL WG would identify some areas where such
deployment type of work would be worth investing into via some other fora.


Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> Issue 56 asks for a set of standard repairs that tools could perform to
> RDF documents that are not in OWL 2 DL so that they become OWL 2 DL.  
> This issue has been sitting with no action with quite some time.
> It seems to me that this sort of thing is more in the scope of the SWBP
> WG.  I propose that this issue be closed as being out of scope for this
> working group.
> Even if standard repairs are determined to be in the scope of this WG,
> starting a new document at this stage of the WG doesn't seem to be a
> wise thing to do, particularly if it consumes time at face-to-face or
> other meetings that should be devoted to solving our remaining technical
> issues.
> Peter F. Patel-Schneider
> Bell Labs Research


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