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Re: OWL moves to CR

From: Deborah McGuinness <dlm@ksl.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 14:46:49 -0700
Message-ID: <3F429AC9.9010701@ksl.stanford.edu>
To: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>, webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
thx for the email and for all of the hard work.
is someone updating the webont page?
i have told a number of people to look there for status announcement, 
links, etc.

deborah

Jim Hendler wrote:

> WOWG members - forgive me for sending this to you directly - the 
> Internet virus going around today has caused the W3C servers to be 
> down, and it isn't clear when the WOWG list will start forwarding 
> again - I decided to take the step of mailing this directly so you 
> would hear sooner.... We made it to CANDIDATE RECOMMENDATION!!
>  -JH
> p.s. Please do NOT reply to this list -- send anything to WOWG which 
> is sure to come back on soon.
>
> At 1:06 PM -0400 8/19/03, Jim Hendler wrote:
> To: webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
> From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
> Subject: OWL is a CANDIDATE RECOMMENDATION!!
> Cc: Danny Weitzner <djweitzner@w3.org>, janet@w3.org
> Bcc:
> X-Attachments:
> From www.w3.org:
>
> Web Ontology Language (OWL) Is a W3C Candidate Recommendation 19 
> August 2003: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of the OWL Web 
> Ontology Language to Candidate Recommendation. OWL is used to publish 
> and share sets of terms called ontologies, providing advanced Web 
> search, software agents and knowledge management. Comments are 
> welcome. Read the press release and FAQ and more about the Semantic 
> Web Activity. The OWL Web Ontology Language in six parts:     * 
> Overview     * Guide     * Reference     * Semantics and Abstract 
> Syntax     * Test Cases     * Use Cases and Requirements
>
>
>
>
> Woohoo!  We made it!
>
>
> MANY hours, including many late at night, have been spent by a number 
> of people who deserve our thanks - esp. Dan C, Sandro Hawke, from our 
> group, Eric Miller and Janet Daly and W3C Semantic Web team and Danny 
> Weitzner the Domain lead for our activity.
>
> our editors all did a lot of work to get these documents ready - great 
> job all of you!
>
> and of course Guus did a lot of the work while I was on vacation, so 
> he gets hero status on this as well.
>
> THANKS ALL!
>  -JH
>
> ------------
>
>
> Below are some useful links that are now public:
>
>
> W3C statement
> http://www.w3.org/News/2003#item138
> Press Release:
> http://www.w3.org/2003/08/owl-pressrelease
> Accompanying FAQ:
> http://www.w3.org/2003/08/owlfaq
>
>-- 
>  
>
> Professor James Hendler                           hendler@cs.umd.edu
> Director, Semantic Web and Agent Technologies         301-405-2696
> Maryland Information and Network Dynamics Lab.      301-405-6707 (Fax)
> Univ of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742      *** 240-277-3388 (Cell)
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