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Re: Explain profile acronyms

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 13:24:02 -0400
Message-ID: <20090803.132402.119650142.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
CC: <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
I certainly see no problem with adding some minor explanatory text
along these lines.

peter



From: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: Explain profile acronyms
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 11:40:57 -0500

> IMHO this is a not completely unreasonable request. I would propose  
> to respond by adding to the Introduction of Profiles:
> 
> * brief explanations of the acronyms, namely:
>    - The EL acronym reflects the profile's basis in the EL family of  
> description logics [EL++].
>    - The QL acronym reflects the fact that query answering in this  
> profile can implemented by rewriting queries into a standard  
> relational Query Language.
>    - The RL acronym reflects the fact that reasoning in this profile  
> can be implemented using a standard Rule Language.
> * the statement "Note that each of the profiles is a (strict)  
> syntactic subset of OWL DL, but none of the profiles is a subset of  
> another."
> 
> Comments and/or other suggestions?
> 
> Ian
> 
> 
>> From: Gioele Barabucci <barabucc@cs.unibo.it>
>> Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 14:54:08 +0200
>> To: public-owl-comments@w3.org
>> Message-ID: <20090720125407.GA32507@cs.unibo.it>
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> could you please document the meaning of the EL, QL and DL acronyms in
>> the overview section of owl2-profiles and other OWL 2 documents?
>>
>> Also, could you explicitly state whether an OWL 2 profile is a strict
>> subset of another?
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> -- 
>> Gioele Barabucci <barabucc@cs.unibo.it>
> 
> 
> 
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