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Re: What shall we call the web ontology language??

From: Michael Sintek <sintek@dfki.uni-kl.de>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 16:31:56 +0100 (MET)
To: tim finin <finin@cs.umbc.edu>
cc: <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.33.0111201609240.1026-100000@ws-3101.kl.dfki.de>
On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, tim finin wrote:

> How about calling the language OM, standing for Ontology Markup.
>
> OM is, of course, the sacred sound from Hinduism, and represents the

Hi,

OM also means "Organizational Memory" which is an area where
ontologies play a major role [1]. We should therefore avoid this term.

What about:

	SWOL  -- Semantic Web Ontology Language

Michael


[1]  Luder van Elst, Andreas Abecker:
     Domain Ontology Agents in Distributed Organizational Memories
     http://citeseer.nj.nec.com/450299.html


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