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Re: ISSUE-176 draft response

From: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 12:20:11 +0100
To: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: SWD Working SWD <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20081014112011.GF6829@skiathos>

Looks good.

Al.

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 05:05:47PM +0100, Sean Bechhofer wrote:
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> Here's a draft response to Jeremy on [ISSUE-176], 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
> Jeremy. Feel free to post your thoughts at any time, Jeremy
>
> 	Sean
>
> Dear Jeremy
>
> Thank you for your comments [1]:
>
>     * Relationship between skos:exactMatch, skos:broadMatch and
> skos:narrowMatch. The Working group consider that there is insufficient
> implementation experience or evidence to be able to make a firm decision 
> (see
> resolution of ISSUE 75). The current situation is that there are no  
> axioms
> stating relationships between skos:exactMatch, skos:broadMatch and
> skos:narrowMatch. Axioms could be stated, for example, asserting that  
> the
> composition of skos:broadMatch and skos:exactMatch is a subproperty of
> skos:broadMatch. Note that this would, however, require OWL 2 features 
> which are
> not present in OWL.
>
> Since several constraints that cannot be expressed in OWL1 have already 
> been
> included, I see no harm in including further constraints that cannot be
> expressed in OWL1. These should be expressed in plain text, like for  
> example,
> S14, and any reference to OWL2 should be clearly informative and not  
> normative.
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>
> The intended reading of this statement is not that axioms have been left 
> unstated due to them requiring OWL 2 features, rather that the WG felt 
> unable to make a clear decision as to whether such axioms should be 
> stated /in any form/ (for example as prose).
>
> We propose no change to the document. Is this acceptable?
>
> Cheers,
>
> 	Sean Bechhofer
> 	Alistair Miles
>
> [ISSUE-176] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/176
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Oct/0077.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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