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Re: How to close issue 5.13 - internet media type for OWL

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 17 Dec 2002 11:24:59 -0600
To: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Cc: webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1040145899.11346.168.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 09:50, Jim Hendler wrote:
> All -
>   I believe the following is a summary of where we stood at the end of 
> last week's telecon, and what I propose to bring up at this week's as 
> an issue closing:

I believe we resolved the issue last week. Please let's
not spend more telcon time on it.

> 1 - The group felt there should be an OWL MIME type - we had two choices:
>   Application/owl+xml
>   Application/owl+rdf+xml
> we had preferences for each, no "can't live" on either.
> 2 - The group felt that having the keyword for the language subsets 
> (Lite, DL) in the mime-type might not be the right way to do it. 
> Instead, it was suggested that we have another "extra logicial" tag 
> for the ontology document that would specify the keyword.  No 
> specific name for this keyword was suggested, although I think 
> someone said "owl:inferenceType" - i.e.
>   <owl:ontology rdf:about="">
>     <owl:inferenceType>DL</owl:inferenceType>
>      ... other extralogical stuff ...
>   </owl:ontology>
> note: this assumes we want this to be an arbitrary string. 
> Alternatively, we could make it have some logic attached and say it 
> has to be
>    owl:oneOf (Lite DL Full)
> 3 - upon closing of the issue, Jonathan will submit the requisite 
> stuff to IETF for the MIME type

I believe that action was assigned to me.

> I think we need to iron out the details on this ASAP so we can try to 
> close this issue on Thursday - please send mail to list if you have 
> opinions on:
>   i. app/owl+xml vs app/owl+rdf+xml
>   ii. name of the keyword for language subsets
>   iii. whether langauge subset should be a string (which let's people 
> invent arbitrary new ones) or a specific class (in which case we can 
> limit to our three).
>   thanks
>   JH
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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