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Re: Primer: Summary of updates

From: Uli Sattler <sattler@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 17:48:00 +0100
Cc: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, mak@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de, public-owl-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <54699A01-FB20-455A-8C5F-20D7631448EA@cs.man.ac.uk>
To: Christine Golbreich <cgolbrei@gmail.com>

On 15 Apr 2009, at 17:36, Christine Golbreich wrote:

> It has not that much changed since 8 April TC (except the Appendix
> part on new features that has been removed)
> It has not  got more reviews from the appointed reviewers at this
> time, and the same limitations about its scope, length, etc. stand
> I'd liked to see a Primer that provides an in depth understanding of
> the OWL 2 semantics in order to guide users in correctly using it to
> perform reasoning tasks.
>

Christine, I think as a "Primer" (like "*entrée* en matičre"), it does  
very well here: it explains example inferences that can be drawn from  
statements. Any "in-depth understanding" is beyond what I would expect  
of a "primer".

Cheers, Uli

> Thus I'm as reluctant as before.
>
> Christine
>
>
> 2009/4/15 Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>:
>> As far as I am concerned the primer is publishable in its current  
>> state.
>>
>> peter
>>
>>
>> From: Markus Krötzsch <mak@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>
>> Subject: Primer: Summary of updates
>> Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 13:11:45 +0200
>>
>>> There have been many updates to the Primer last week. Here is a  
>>> summary of the
>>> main changes that were made in response to suggestions from WG  
>>> members
>>> (including the discussion at the last telco):
>>>
>>> * "Changes from OWL 1" removed. As requested by several WG  
>>> members, the
>>> Appendix about changes from OWL 1 has been deleted and references  
>>> to NF&R have
>>> been introduced instead.
>>>
>>> * Anchors to individual features added. As requested by Jie, we have
>>> introduced fine-grained anchors for all features and updated the  
>>> table at [1]
>>> accordingly. Note that several features that are still missing  
>>> will be added
>>> for the next publication round. Editor notes in Primer point out  
>>> such
>>> omissions (in particular, the section on advanced modeling with  
>>> datatype
>>> properties, including facets, is not written yet, hence many  
>>> "Data*" features
>>> are still missing; the final coverage here will be similar as for  
>>> the
>>> "Object*" features). We also received comments from WG members  
>>> warning us to
>>> introduce too many features, so there will be more discussion  
>>> needed to find
>>> the right balance here.
>>>
>>> * Examples extended and improved. The correctness and style of the  
>>> syntactic
>>> translations in examples has been improved based on a number of  
>>> comments.
>>>
>>>
>>> There have, of course, been other changes, but we perceive the  
>>> above to be
>>> most relevant for clearing the way towards publishing the Primer  
>>> in this round
>>> (judging from the feedback we received).
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Markus
>>>
>>>
>>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/Talk:Quick_Reference_Guide
>>
>>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Christine
>
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