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Re: File extensions for different serializations of OWL

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 12:13:22 +0100
Message-Id: <429A499F-9B5E-4E87-9922-FCC770A5C594@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: "W3C OWL Working Group" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
To: "Alan Ruttenberg" <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>

On 17 Sep 2008, at 11:58, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:

> I wonder if it might be a good idea to suggest (non normative)
> different file extensions for different OWL serializations. Perhaps
> something like:
>
> RDF/XML .owl (legacy)
> OWL/XML .owlx
> Manchester syntax .owlm
> Functional Style Syntax .owlf

I wouldn't go there. All of these are distinguishable by sniffing (as  
the OWL API shows). 4 letter extensions can cause issues,a nd keeping  
these guys straight can be tricky.

Cheers,
Bijan.
Received on Wednesday, 17 September 2008 11:14:01 UTC

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