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Re: draft public comment for OWL last call from RIF

From: Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 10:41:16 -0500
Message-ID: <4978939C.3000900@gmail.com>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
CC: Dave Reynolds <der@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "Public-Rif-Wg (E-mail)" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>

Personally (but I believe I am representing a wider community, and certainly 
several folks at IBM I've conversed with), I intended the statement to be more 
general than just compatibility between OWL and RIF through OWL RL.

I think there should be one set of xsd's for the semantic web.  Stepping back 
from RIF and OWL, it seems ridiculous to me that each would maintain a different 

Sandro Hawke wrote:
>> The point being we don't really care if they keep owl:rational and the 
>> string subtypes but it would preferable if they were not required within 
>> at least the OWL2 RL profile.
> Maybe we can be more explicit about that?  Rather than just say what
> we're doing, say that we request OWL drop these types from the
> RL-profile?   Then OWL-WG can just say "yes".
> On numeric disjointness, maybe also point them to 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rif-wg/2009Jan/0017.html
> ?    Or I'll do that later.
Dr. Christopher A. Welty                    IBM Watson Research Center
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