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Re: Issue 5.13 mediatypes: Proposal to CLOSE

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 11 Dec 2002 16:10:44 -0600
To: Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1039644645.2131.510.camel@dirk>

On Fri, 2002-12-06 at 13:59, Jonathan Borden wrote:
> As per the discussion at last week's conference call, I propose to close
> 5.13 internet media type by submitting the
> application/owl+xml media type registration currently located at:
> http://www.openhealth.org/WOWG/owl-mediatype.html

Hmm... you've reduced the options from 3 (XML, RDF, OWL)
to 2... I guess I don't object strongly, but it seems
worthwhile, to me, to note that folks can use app/xml
if they just want to ship OWL around without really
asserting it.

> I have changed the entailment parameter to accept a URIref which points to
> something (e.g. a model theory) which says which entailments are intended to
> be licensed by the author/server of the document.

I still think this entailment parameter isn't worth doing.

I suggest striking it, on the grounds that I gave
in my message of 13Nov:

"keep in mind that we'll need test cases and implementations of
this entailment parameter; I'm not in a good postion to
supply them."

I haven't seen anybody else supply test cases or
implementation experience meanwhile.

> These entailment URIs
> currently point to places within RDF and OWL semantics documents -- these
> documents might be arranged so that more readable URIrefs can be used e.g.
> http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-semantics/#Lite
> http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-semantics/#DL
> http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-semantics/#Full
> Jonathan
> http://www.jonathanborden-md.com
> http://www.erieneurosurgery.com
> http://www.openhealth.org
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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