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Re: Review of Primer

From: Mike Smith <msmith@clarkparsia.com>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 08:32:15 -0400
Message-ID: <42485a40905130532o1f06e00al42c61591fd324747@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sebastian Rudolph <rudolph@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>
Cc: W3C OWL Working Group <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 07:24, Sebastian Rudolph
<rudolph@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de> wrote:

> Just a thought on your first comment:
> "The use of the word "individual" in the first sentence of the preceding
> paragraph may present problems for users new to OWL. They are likely to
> think individual refers to a single person."
>
> ...would "object" be more appropriate? Unfortunately, "entity" is already
> reserved for syntactic ontology elements and should not be used.

Yes, "object" addresses my concern, but I prefer Sandro's suggestion of "thing".

-- 
Mike Smith

Clark & Parsia
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