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Re: ISSUE-137 draft response

From: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2008 20:15:42 +0100
To: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: SWD Working SWD <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20081002191542.GC6809@skiathos>

Looks good to me.

On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 05:02:54PM +0100, Sean Bechhofer wrote:
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> Here's a draft response to Michael on [ISSUE-137], let me know what you
> think. Note *this is just a draft, not the actual response* -- I'll
> wait for feedback from the WG before replying formally to
> Michael. (Michael if you're lurking on this list feel free to post your
> thoughts at any time.)
>
> 	Sean
>
>
> Dear Michael
>
> Thank you for your comments [1]:
>
> """
> Property disjointness is not expressible in OWL Full. This should be  
> discussed
> somewhere in the document, I think. Property disjointness is, however, 
> planned
> to be expressible in OWL 2.
> """
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>
> As you point out, there are some constraints in the SKOS data model that 
> we are unable to express in OWL (some of these /may/ be addressed by OWL 
> 2, but in the current SKOS specification we are avoiding reference to 
> work in progress). In such cases, the constraints are expressed in prose 
> in the document. Property disjointness is precisely one of these cases.
>
> Statements to this effect are made in Section 1.7.1 of the LC draft. Do 
> you feel these are sufficient, or do we need to further elaborate this 
> point?
>
> Cheers,
>
> 	Sean Bechhofer
> 	Alistair Miles
>
> [ISSUE-137] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/137
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Sep/0044.html
>
> --
> Sean Bechhofer
> School of Computer Science
> University of Manchester
> sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk
> http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/people/bechhofer
>
>
>
>

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