W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-owl-wg@w3.org > April 2009

Re: Primer: Summary of updates

From: Christine Golbreich <cgolbrei@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 18:54:32 +0200
Message-ID: <b0ed1d660904150954ic614835x29aa14b024b07cbd@mail.gmail.com>
To: Uli Sattler <sattler@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, mak@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de, public-owl-wg@w3.org
I disagree. Please look at Matt's and other Manchester' folks first
slide for a primary OWL tutorial!
However, I guess it's useless to discuss ...
Note also that the examples of the 'Syntax' perfectly do the job of a
Primer as 'entree' en matieres to the constructs with examples

2009/4/15 Uli Sattler <sattler@cs.man.ac.uk>:
>
> 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
>>
>
>



-- 
Christine
Received on Wednesday, 15 April 2009 16:55:15 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 15 April 2009 16:55:15 GMT