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Re: Compliance Level 1 Proposal

From: Deborah McGuinness <dlm@KSL.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 16:32:22 -0700
Message-ID: <3CE44186.72142AF4@ksl.stanford.edu>
To: Enrico Motta <e.motta@open.ac.uk>
CC: www-webont-wg@w3.org
it is indeed a possibility for us to include both universal and
existential local range restrictions at compliance level 1.

Enrico Motta wrote:

> Deborah, This is an excellent summary of the discussion. I only have
> one comment The document says: Some members (see for example, a
> posting from Horrocks) have made the point that it is not possible to
> come up with a single ordering of features for inclusion in terms of
> importance. There is agreement that one total ordering that is agreed
> upon by the group is not an achievable goal. There is also agreement
> that adding some features after other features are already in the
> language may make the addition more difficult than adding the same
> feature to a language that does not include certain other features.
> These two issues together may lead one to conclude that a core
> language should stay small so as not to unfairly penalize tool
> implementors who need to add features to the core language. The above
> paragraph can be interpreted as implying  there is no chance to have
> both local universal and existential restrictions at level 1.
> However, at least one posting by Ian
> (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-webont-wg/2002May/0011.html)
> raised issue with the "feature interaction axiom" and maybe at this
> stage of the discussion we should not rule out (yet!) the possibility
> of having both types of restriction at level 1. Enrico
>
>> At the last telecon, I took the action item to produce a compliance
>> level 1 document by today.
>> The document is available at:
>
>> http://www.ksl.stanford.edu/people/dlm/webont/compliance.html
>>
>> Please review it so that it can be discussed at this thursday's
>> webont
>> telecon.
>> Comments as usual to webont.
>>
>> thanks,
>> Deborah
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>>  Deborah L. McGuinness
>>  Knowledge Systems Laboratory
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>>  Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-9020
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>
>

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 Deborah L. McGuinness
 Knowledge Systems Laboratory
 Gates Computer Science Building, 2A Room 241
 Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-9020
 email: dlm@ksl.stanford.edu
 URL: http://ksl.stanford.edu/people/dlm
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