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Re: Please update OWL Test results -- today if possible

From: Jack Berkowitz <jack.berkowitz@networkinference.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 16:52:22 +0000
Message-Id: <8E62D3DE-2CC3-11D8-8587-000393DBBFD8@networkinference.com>
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org, evren@cs.umd.edu, "Minsu Jang" <minsu@etri.re.kr>, "Sean Bechhofer" <seanb@cs.man.ac.uk>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>

Sandro,

we only release results based on our publicly shipping version of our 
software (3.0.3).  We actually have more results to share, but due to 
needing to be sensitive to clients looking at that sheet, and then 
saying "why the heck isn't it working in my release like it says on the 
test results page?", we will be holding them off until we ship our 3.1 
version, which will be in Q1 2004.  For various reasons, we can't share 
what we intend to pass at that time, but it is a much larger 
proportion.  We however only release engines and subsequent inference 
results until we have gone through extensive scalability tests with the 
algorithms.

My understanding is that the results page can be updated continually.  
Is it your intention to freeze the results as of Monday or so, and then 
stop the updating on the page?  If there is no objection, we'd just as 
soon continually update our RDF feed as the state of the products 
emerge, and would encourage the others to do the same.

Jack

On 12 Dec 2003, at 15:35, Sandro Hawke wrote:

>
> If OWL progresses to Proposed Recommendation, as I hope it will do
> very soon, the member companies will be asked to consider whether OWL
> should become a W3C Recommendation.  They will be given a link to the
> OWL Test Results page [1] as evidence of wide implementation, so the
> more green on the page, the better the prospects for OWL.
>
> I just noticed that only one feed (Bossam) has been updated since the
> changes to the editor's test suite [2] on 4 December.   Those changes
> were mostly involved Proposed tests, so I don't expect any surprises,
> but I think it would still be a very good idea to re-run the tests.  I
> also hope some OWL implementation have improved.   We have a few 100%
> columns on the reasoning tests; it would be nice to see a lot more.
>
> The target date for PR was three days ago, and we obviously didn't
> make it, but it might still happen very soon.  So there's some urgency
> here.  Improvements in the weeks to come would still be useful, of
> course.  If you know someone producing data who I missed on the "To"
> field, or who might not be reading their e-mail today, please try to 
> let
> them know.
>
> If there's a possibility that your system has regressed on some tests,
> feel free to use a different URL for the new results, so you or I can
> easily see the differences.  Just let me know the new URL, of course.
>
>    -- sandro
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2003/08/owl-systems/test-results-out
> [2] http://www.w3.org/2002/03owlt/editors-draft/draft/Manifest.rdf
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