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Re: review of document-overview

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 17:20:12 +0100
Message-ID: <49B7E4BC.3070403@w3.org>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
CC: Christine Golbreich <cgolbrei@gmail.com>, W3C OWL Working Group <public-owl-wg@w3.org>

Sandro Hawke wrote:
>> I agree that the purpose is to provide a "high level view". However, as  we
>> mention everywhere that " The OWL 2 Document Overview describes the overall
>> state of OWL 2, and should be read **before** other OWL 2 documents", I
>> assume we hope it to be read the first document read :-).
>> In my view, the Overview is like a Preamble of the "Book". The RoadMap at
>> its Top would be  viewed like a Table of Contents of the "Book".
>> It would be easier for a reader to have an easy acces to the Table of
>> Contents at the beginning rather to look for it and find it at the end.
>> If it's not the Roadmap, anyway something is needed at the top of the Doc
>> Overview to play that role.
> I'm leaning towards agreeing with Christine on this, that the Roadmap
> should go first, as a sort of master Table Of Contents for the whole
> set.  But I'll wait until we talk about it at the telecon before making
> this change.

Well... I won't lie down the road, so to say, although I am still not



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