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RE: reply to a POWDER Group request

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 23:20:20 +0200
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A00125F7E8@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Bijan Parsia" <bparsia@cs.manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: "W3C OWL Working Group" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: public-owl-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-owl-wg-request@w3.org]
>On Behalf Of Bijan Parsia
>Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 10:22 PM
>To: W3C OWL Working Group
>Subject: Re: reply to a POWDER Group request
>
>On 13 Apr 2009, at 21:11, Michael Schneider wrote:
>[snip]
>> * The cited reference "[OWL2]" points to the Primer. I believe the
>> Document Overview is the best document to generically refer to OWL 2.
>[snip]
>
>Really? That seems unfortunate.
>
>Or is that a design goal for Overview?

The Overview is at least meant to be the "entry point" to our spec, and it
deliberately refers to all other documents. So it provides a perspective
that allows one to see the whole of OWL 2, so to speak.

Primer is certainly also ok. But I think our WG should settle on a single
document to recommend to other groups, if someone wants to talk about the
whole of "OWL 2". For me, Document Overview is my favorite, now that we have
created it. Maybe we should discuss this at our next TC?

>(I would have thought Syntax, but I guess the problem is that it
>doesn't encompass semantics? Anyway.)
>
>Cheers,
>Bijan.

Cheers,
Michael

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