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Re: Naming convention in OWL

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 15:28:41 -0400
Message-Id: <p05200f55bac20dab4ea1@[10.0.1.4]>
To: Mike Dean <mdean@bbn.com>, "Nikola" <nikola.stojanovic@acm.org>
Cc: public-webont-comments@w3.org

At 6:49 PM -0700 4/11/03, Mike Dean wrote:
>>  When I look at http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-ref/ I find owl:equivalentProperty
>>  (lowerCamelCase), owl:FunctionalProperty (UpperCamelCase) and
>>  owl:TransitiveProperty (UpperCamelCase) among other elements of the OWL
>>  vocabulary. Is there a document (reference to, ...) that explains the naming
>>  convention used in OWL?
>
>Nikola,
>
>Thanks for your feedback.
>
>OWL uses the conventions from RDF:  names of classes are
>UpperCamelCase while names of properties are lowerCamelCase.
>I agree that it would be good to cite or add an explanation
>of this convention.  While this convention is accepted
>practice, other naming conventions are also allowed.
>
>	Mike

Nikola - please let us know if this message addressed your question, 
and whether you would like to see the specific words that Mike will 
add to the reference document to address this issue.
  thanks
  Jim Hendler


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