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Re: ISSUE-157 draft response

From: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 13:18:07 +0100
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Cc: SWD Working SWD <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
To: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>


Apologies -- this should be *ISSUE-155*!

Is there some way we can get this out of the tracker?

	Sean

On 6 Oct 2008, at 13:14, Sean Bechhofer wrote:

>
>
> Hi all,
>
> Here's a draft response to Peter on [ISSUE-157], 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
> Peter. (Peter if you're lurking on this list feel free to post your
> thoughts at any time.)
>
> 	Sean
>
> Dear Peter
>
> Thanks for your comments [1,2]:
>
> I think that it would be very useful if there was a version of SKOS  
> that
> used OWL 2.  I understand that it is problematic for a  
> recommendation to
> point to something that is not (yet) a recommendation.  However, I  
> think
> that an informative document would be useful, even just a version  
> of the
> RDF/XML document that used the new OWL 2 features.  I think
> that it would be even more useful to have this information in another
> format, such as the OWL 2 reference syntax.
>
> The OWL WG believes that it would be very useful if there was a  
> version
> of SKOS that used OWL 2.  The WG understands that it is problematic  
> for
> a recommendation to point to something that is not (yet) a
> recommendation and that further delay to SKOS is probably not  
> warranted.
> However, the OWL WG believes that publishing, at some point in the
> future, a document (eg, a WG Note) describing how SKOS could be  
> defined
> in an OWL 2 environment would be useful. The OWL WG has produced an  
> OWL
> 2 version of the SKOS specification and would be happy to help SKOS
> experts in producing a descriptive note explaining how this OWL 2
> ontology related to SKOS.  This note could be published as a joint WG
> note of the two WGs.
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> We note your comments that changes to the Recommendation at this  
> point are not
> warranted.
>
> We do agree, however, that an OWL 2 version of SKOS would be  
> useful, and would
> be happy to collaborate in producing a descriptive note along the  
> lines
> suggested.
>
> 	Sean Bechhofer
> 	Alistair Miles
>
> [ISSUE-157] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/157
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Oct/ 
> 0018.html
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Oct/ 
> 0059.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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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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