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Re: State of the RDF-Based Semantics document

From: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 12:51:48 +0000
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Cc: "W3C OWL Working Group" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
To: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Sounds good.

Thanks for all the hard work.

Ian


On 21 Feb 2009, at 09:56, Michael Schneider wrote:

>>> 2. the RDF based syntax
>>
>> *semantics*! :)
>>
>>> was not _yet_ published as a Last Call document.
>>> This was only a matter of timing; the plan is to have both semantics
>>> (and all other documents) published as Recommendations together.
>
> And should we decide at F2F5 to do substantial changes to the Direct
> Semantics, then we can even have both semantics published as /Last  
> Calls/
> together. :-)
>
> Since no one ever asks, and since the topic "RDF-Based Semantics"  
> has not
> been discussed at telcos for weeks now (it was always the last  
> point in the
> agendas, even placed after AOB ;-)), here are a few words about its  
> current
> state:
>
> I am currently in the process of revising one last section (the  
> document is
> inconsistent at the moment of writing, but there's no hard issue there
> anymore), which will take me another three days or so to complete  
> it (after
> F2F).
>
> There is also one last open technical issue, but this will not take  
> me more
> than two days, I guess, and I will even try to nail it down in the  
> plane
> tomorrow, to get it out of the head.
>
> And I am currently revising the description texts for all the semantic
> condition tables, and have already done most of this work. 1-2 more  
> days
> will be sufficient.
>
> After this, there will only remain editorial tasks to be done,  
> including
> proof reading, and getting the naming schemes right. I have a list  
> for this
> all. This will not take me more than a week (but probably also not  
> much
> less).
>
> To summarize: If the plane doesn't crash, I definitely expect to  
> finish my
> work in the first half of March.
>
> Sorry for the long delay, I originally thought (at F2F4) to be  
> ready at the
> end of January, so there is now a delay of about 6 weeks. It was  
> actually
> more work than I thought.
>
> Cheers,
> Michael
>
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