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RE: [Fwd: rdfs:label missing in OWL RDF schema for AnnotationProperty and OntologyProperty]

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2003 11:51:07 -0500
Message-Id: <p05200f0fbc0cd13f6e6f@[10.0.1.5]>
To: "Charles White" <Charles.White@networkinference.com>, "Guus Schreiber" <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>, "WebOnt WG" <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

At 16:27 +0000 12/22/03, Charles White wrote:
>Also the stuff Jim was talking about last week - matching ontologies 
>- can make use of the labels.

we would sure support adding the labels -- and I think we can make 
this change without it incurring significant risk given that it is a 
minimal change suggested from a non-group members
  -JH

>
>>  -----Original Message-----
>>  From: Guus Schreiber [mailto:schreiber@cs.vu.nl]
>>  Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 7:49 AM
>>  To: WebOnt WG
>>  Subject: [Fwd: rdfs:label missing in OWL RDF schema for
>>  AnnotationProperty and OntologyProperty]
>>
>>
>>
>>  > -------- Original Message --------
>>  > Subject: rdfs:label missing in OWL RDF schema for
>>  AnnotationProperty and OntologyProperty
>>  > Resent-Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 05:09:30 -0500 (EST)
>>  > Resent-From: public-webont-comments@w3.org
>>  > Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 11:09:27 +0100
>>  > From: J.R. van Ossenbruggen <Jacco.van.Ossenbruggen@cwi.nl>
>>  > To: public-webont-comments@w3.org
>>  >
>>  >
>>  > A minor issue, but most OWL constructs have a rdfs:label
>>  property in the
>>  > RDF schema (OWL Reference. appendix B).  Only
>>  AnnotationProperty and
>>  > OntologyProperty, however, do not have such a label.  This seems
>>  > inconsequent and is awkward for RDF tools that use the labels for
>>  > visualizing the schema in a GUI.
>>
>>  This look to me like a harmless and sensible editorial change
>>  to the RDF
>>  schema. As editor I'm in favor os this change.
>>
>>  Guus
>>
>>
>>  Jacco van Ossenbruggen, CWI Amsterdam
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>>

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