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Re: Last call comment - conformance/datatype map

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 07:35:48 +0000
Message-Id: <88C4ED29-0BA1-44FB-865E-49ECB33325D1@cs.manchester.ac.uk>
To: W3C OWL Working Group <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
On 25 Feb 2009, at 06:45, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:

> I am not suggesting forbidding all datatypes. I am suggesting it is
> not a good idea to let random people define semantics for datatypes
> that are likely to get standardized, or at a minimum warn that a
> future working group is likely to tromple on them. At least within the
> W3 space. If we hadn't had this be an issue with datatype support - a
> legacy of the choice (or lack) in OWL 1 - an actual case where this
> hurts, I wouldn't bring this up. We are interested in promoting
> interoperability and this is along the lines of doing so.
>
> We already prevent people, at least in DL, from using terms from the
> rdf(s), xsd, and owl namespaces.

I still don't understand why this phrase doesn't satisfy your wishes.

Or does it?

Is this comment mooted?

Cheers,
Bijan.
Received on Wednesday, 25 February 2009 07:36:22 GMT

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