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

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 08:43:49 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20021231.084349.37427719.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: mdean@bbn.com
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org

From: Mike Dean <mdean@bbn.com>
Subject: Re: How to close issue 5.13 - internet media type for OWL 
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 08:57:53 -0800

> 
> Based on the discussions on appending the closing of Issue
> 5.13 [1] during our December 18 telecon [2], I propose that
> we replace owl:Ontology with the following definitions:
> 
>   <rdfs:Class rdf:ID="FullOntology">
>     <rdfs:label>FullOntology</rdfs:label>
>     <rdfs:comment>an OWL Full ontology</rdfs:comment>
>   </rdfs:Class>
> 
>   <rdfs:Class rdf:ID="DLOntology">
>     <rdfs:label>DLOntology</rdfs:label>
>     <rdfs:comment>an OWL DL ontology</rdfs:comment>
>     <rdfs:subClassOf rdf:resource="#FullOntology"/>
>   </rdfs:Class>
> 
>   <rdfs:Class rdf:ID="LiteOntology">
>     <rdfs:label>LiteOntology</rdfs:label>
>     <rdfs:comment>an OWL Lite ontology</rdfs:comment>
>     <rdfs:subClassOf rdf:resource="#DLOntology"/>
>   </rdfs:Class>
> 
> I'd also like to suggest that we add owl:Document as a
> superclass of owl:FullOntology, for associating versioning
> and other information with instances.
> 
> 	Mike
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-webont-wg/2002Dec/0224.html
> 
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-webont-wg/2002Dec/0272.html

I oppose this proposal as it makes a portion of OWL that is, in my opinion
an ugly hack, more more important.

Peter F. Patel-Schneider
Bell Labs Research
Lucent Technologies
Received on Tuesday, 31 December 2002 08:44:19 GMT

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