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Re: OWL usage

From: Ian Horrocks <horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 18:40:18 +0100
Message-ID: <16243.10370.625096.701531@merlin.horrocks.net>
To: Joanne Luciano <jluciano@predmed.com>
Cc: Phillip Lord <p.lord@russet.org.uk>, matt.halstead@auckland.ac.nz, pax@cbio.mskcc.org, holger@smi.stanford.edu, Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>, public-webont-comments@w3.org

On September 25, Joanne Luciano writes:
> Hi Phil,
> 
> Nice to hear from you.
> 
> I'd be happy to send information about our use of OWL, however I think they 
> already have it since BioPAX (www.biopax.org) is already listed on the W3C 
> site (http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/WebOnt/impls#Implementations).  

Sorry, I should have checked that first.

> That being 
> said and assuming  I can't help the cause in that way, and not wanting to 
> break the chain so to speak, I am forwarding your message to Peter Karp and 
> Holger Knublauch.   Peter Karp, (SRI, International) is working on the 
> release of an open source version of the GKB Editor with OWL 
> support.  Holger, as you know is the author of the OWL plugin for the 
> Protege editor. Perhaps they would add the request to their download site 
> and more users of OWL would know to send in their information.

Great - thanks.

Ian

> 
> Warmest regards,
> Joanne
> 
> 
> Joanne Luciano
> BioPAX Workgroup Member
> BioPathways Consortium co-organizer
> 45 Orchard Street
> Belmont, MA 02478-3008
> +1 617 993-9994 (office)
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> 
> At 02:50 PM 9/23/03 +0100, Phillip Lord wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> >Matt, Joanne
> >
> >
> > >From your respective talks at bio ontologies this year, I know that
> >both of your groups are using, or are starting to use OWL within your
> >projects.
> >
> >I'm forwarding a request from Jim Hendler, via Ian Horrocks, who are
> >both members of the web ontology W3C group. They are trying to keep up
> >with who is using OWL, and for what. An important part of the W3C
> >process is having solid examples of where people are using
> >the technology. They would be very grateful if you could forward a
> >short message explaining what you are doing with OWL to their mailing
> >list described below.
> >
> >Cheers
> >
> >Phil
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > >>>>> "Ian" == Ian Horrocks <horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk> writes:
> >
> >   Ian> It would be helpful if you or anyone you know who is using OWL
> >   Ian> would post a brief message to public-webont-comments@w3.org
> >   Ian> with a pointer or short explanation of the application.
> >
> >   Ian> Thanks,
> >
> >   Ian> Ian
> >
> >   Ian> From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu> Subject: WOWG: Time to
> >   Ian> collect implementation info again!  To: webont
> >   Ian> <www-webont-wg@w3.org> Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 11:21:11 -0400
> >   Ian> Resent-From: www-webont-wg@w3.org
> >
> >
> >   Ian> Everyone -
> >   Ian>   this is REALLY important -- I've been running into more and
> >   Ian>   more
> >   Ian> people who are actually using OWL and not telling anyone about
> >   Ian> it -- I would like everyone in the WG to find someone you know
> >   Ian> using OWL and tell them to send mail to
> >   Ian> public-webont-comments@w3.org with a pointer to their
> >   Ian> application.  Then ask them to do the same...
> >   Ian>   Seriously, the W3C AC is currently being very tough on
> >   Ian>   Proposed
> >   Ian> Recommendations, and I think our showing just how many people
> >   Ian> are really using OWL at this point will help a tremendous
> >   Ian> amount.
> >   Ian>   We must all spread the word that people shouldn't just be
> >   Ian>   using OWL,
> >   Ian> but also letting us know that they are!
> >   Ian>   -JH
> >
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