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RE: Explain profile acronyms

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 20:25:01 +0200
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A0015DDAF3@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Ian Horrocks" <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.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 Ian Horrocks
>Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 6:41 PM
>To: W3C OWL Working Group
>Subject: Re: Explain profile acronyms
>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

Typo: "can [be] implemented"

>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

Typo: "OWL [2] DL"

>Comments and/or other suggestions?

Apart from the typos, this is, IMHO, not a completely unreasonable proposal.


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