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Re: ISSUE-155 draft response

From: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 16:19:30 +0100
To: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: SWD Working SWD <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20081007151928.GA9069@skiathos>

I see have followed Sean down the wrong issue number!

In respect of ISSUE-155...

> Yes, I'd be happy to collaborate (or for anyone else from the WG to
> collaborate) with the OWL 2 WG on such a note, especially if the OWL
> WG has already written a draft.

Cheers,

Alistair.


> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Alistair
> 
> On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 01:14:52PM +0100, 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
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> -- 
> Alistair Miles
> Senior Computing Officer
> Image Bioinformatics Research Group
> Department of Zoology
> The Tinbergen Building
> University of Oxford
> South Parks Road
> Oxford
> OX1 3PS
> United Kingdom
> Web: http://purl.org/net/aliman
> Email: alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk
> Tel: +44 (0)1865 281993
> 

-- 
Alistair Miles
Senior Computing Officer
Image Bioinformatics Research Group
Department of Zoology
The Tinbergen Building
University of Oxford
South Parks Road
Oxford
OX1 3PS
United Kingdom
Web: http://purl.org/net/aliman
Email: alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1865 281993
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