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Re: Review of Primer

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 10:37:07 -0400
Message-ID: <29af5e2d0905130737v64aa0d2bq8908fed09595f4e8@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike Smith <msmith@clarkparsia.com>
Cc: Sebastian Rudolph <rudolph@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>, W3C OWL Working Group <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 8:32 AM, Mike Smith <msmith@clarkparsia.com> wrote:
> 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".

As do I.
-Alan

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