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RE: RDFS standard lags behind OWL

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 15:39:18 +0200
To: "Yuxiao Zhao" <yuxzh@ida.liu.se>, <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>

As I understand it, the current plan is for the RDF documents and the OWL
documents to go to proposed recommendation at the same time.

The OWL CR period has been a time in which OWL implementors have been busy.
Since RDF M&S has been a recommendation for a while, and the old RDF Schema
Candidate Rec has also been around, RDF implementors have less to do, and
many have been tracking the new documents working draft by working draft.
So it is quite plausible that RDF will be able to proceed reasonably quickly
to Proposed Rec, without a Candidate Rec stage.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-rdf-logic-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-rdf-logic-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Yuxiao Zhao
> Sent: 10 October 2003 13:56
> To: www-rdf-logic@w3.org
> Subject: RDFS standard lags behind OWL
> Hi,
> Right now, latest RDFS specification (http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-schema/)
> in the stage of Working Draft. Latest OWL specifications have been into
> the stage of Candidate Recommendation. According to W3C Process Document
> (http://www.w3.org/2003/06/Process-20030618/tr.html#Reports), a Working
> Draft is a document that W3C has published for review by the community,
> including W3C Members, the public, and other technical organizations. A
> Candidate Recommendation is a document that W3C believes has been widely
> reviewed and satisfies the Working Group's technical requirements. W3C
> publishes a Candidate Recommendation to gather implementation experience.
> Considering that OWL uses several constructs from RDFS (domain, range,
> subClass, subPropertyOf, etc), I wonder if it is impossible to recommend
> OWL specifications before RDFS?
> Regards
> Yuxiao Zhao
> -------------------------------------------
> Address: Dept.of Computer and Info. Science
>           Linköping University
>           S-581 83, Sweden
>      Tel: 046-13-284496
>    Email: yuxzh@ida.liu.se
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