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Re: Primer Review

From: Sebastian Rudolph <rudolph@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 14:35:33 +0200
To: Deborah L. McGuinness <dlm@ksl.stanford.edu>
Message-Id: <89CF65C6-5978-4FAB-B1BA-E4959C32D793@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>
Cc: W3C OWL Working Group <public-owl-wg@w3.org>, dlm@cs.rpi.edu
Dear Deborah,

in accordance with the Straw Poll taken at the OWL WG teleconference of
20 May 2009, the editors have decided not to include a reference to the
OWL 1 Guide in the OWL 2 Primer.

With best regards,
    Sebastian
    on behalf of the editors


Am 20.05.2009 um 16:07 schrieb Deborah L. McGuinness:

>>>
>>> 2 - my comment 5.1 got in but 5.2 did not and should.
>> Personally we are agnostic about having that in there, but just as  
>> a general question: is it good practice to hint to "old" OWL  
>> documents? If we got the OWL 2 WG spirit right, the documents are  
>> mostly intended to be stand-alone and not refer to former OWL 1  
>> documents. I guess, if we were to say what current documents  
>> replace what earlier OWL 1 documents this should perhaps be done  
>> uniformly in the Overview? Thus, we would like to refer the  
>> decision on that to tonight's telco.
> i think this one is important to put in since although this was  
> exactly what i disagreed strongly with in the initial f2f at  
> manchester (and still would strongly have preferred that we took the  
> route I was suggesting),
> the owl 2 primer now does replace section 3 of the owl 1 overview  
> along with the OWL 1 guide.
>
> although i gave up fighting the battle to have a separate shorter  
> document with the simpler examples provided in the owl overview and  
> then the longer guide as a separate document, i think  now it should  
> be acknowledged that the primer  replaced those.  it is the  
> appropriate place to mention it where we mention the owl 1  
> differences but the mention just to the nf&r is not adequate since  
> that is only mentioning the differences between the language  
> features and not telling people about the document replacement  
> strategy.
>
> deborah
>>

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