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Re: Status of OWL 2 Overview

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 17 May 2009 23:19:05 +0200
Message-ID: <4A107F49.5000007@w3.org>
To: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
CC: Peter Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, "OWL 1.1" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
No big deal. I just want to avoid giving the impression that RL can be
implemented only by involving databases technologies, and that is a
possible reading of the current text.

Ivan

Ian Horrocks wrote:
> I don't mind changing it, but if I remember rightly this wording was
> designed to reflect the fact that "industrial strength" implementations
> are (likely to be) based on this kind of technology. Anyway, this is
> purely editorial so we could change it after the next round.
> 
> Thanks,
> Ian
> 
> 
> On 16 May 2009, at 22:17, Ivan Herman wrote:
> 
>> My apologies to have been silent for a few days, I am on a long trip in
>> Australia with only occasional access to the Web...
>>
>> This is actually not a change v.a.v. the official version, but I found
>> this small remark:
>>
>> [[[
>> OWL 2 RL''' enables the implementation of polynomial time reasoning
>> algorithms using rule-extended database technologies
>> ]]]
>>
>> I must admit I missed the term 'rule-extended database technologies' in
>> the last version. I am not sure why a reference to database technologies
>> is necessary here. RL can be implemented by rule technologies. Isn't
>> that all? (It can be made _even more efficient_ with a combination of
>> database technologies to handle, for example, sameAs, but that is
>> another matter...).
>>
>> But this is a minor thing. Otherwise thumbs up!
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Ivan
>>
>> Ian Horrocks wrote:
>>> Peter, Ivan,
>>>
>>> As reviewers of Overview can you please take a *very* quick look at the
>>> latest version and confirm that you are OK with any minor changes that
>>> may have occurred since your review and that, in your opinion, the
>>> document is ready to move to Last Call.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Ian
>>>
>>
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>>
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> 
> 

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