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Re: ISSUE-139 draft response

From: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2008 20:15:59 +0100
To: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: SWD Working SWD <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20081002191559.GE6809@skiathos>

Looks good to me.

On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 05:03:54PM +0100, Sean Bechhofer wrote:
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> Here's a draft response to Michael on [ISSUE-139], 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]:
>
> """
> To stress this a bit: This is already incompatible with OWL DL, because
> skos:prefLabel, etc., are sub properties of the owl:AnnotationProperty
> rdfs:label. There must not be sub property axioms on annotation  
> properties in
> OWL DL.
> """
>
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>
> As you point out, the SKOS schema is not an OWL DL ontoogy due to  
> violation of some of the constraints. OWL 2 /may/ address some of these 
> issues, but in the current SKOS specification we are avoiding reference 
> to work in progress.
>
> This has been discussed within the WG (e.g. see [2]) but is not  
> explicitly stated in the documents. A possible solution would be to  
> place a note discussing the OWL species of the schema in the overview of 
> the schema [3].
>
> Would this be acceptable?
>
> Cheers,
>
> 	Sean Bechhofer
> 	Alistair Miles
>
> [ISSUE-139] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/139
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Sep/0044.html
> [2] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/SkosDesign/RdfSchema
> [3] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/skos.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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