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Re: OVERVIEW: WG preference - action from telecon

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 18:27:23 -0500
Message-Id: <p05200f31ba64a1a693ae@[]>
To: Deborah McGuinness <dlm@ksl.Stanford.EDU>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: Frank van Harmelen <Frank.van.Harmelen@cs.vu.nl>, webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

At 12:59 -0800 2/3/03, Deborah McGuinness wrote:
>thx for the message.
>I  did not receive info about a publish date of today and unfortunately was
>out of the office until today.  I received the email about adding
>intersection to the overview document.
>I will take write lock do 3 things - welty's comments, horan's comments, and
>to be very clear - intersection of named classes ONLY - to owl lite.
>Frank had an open issue to put the roadmap in the document so hopefully he
>can do that and the validator check and then we can publish tomorrow.
>so, i would like not to withdraw the item to publish but i suggest a date of
>tomorrow so dan could do it before he gets on his plane.
>i will also call dan meeting his request below.

I'd sure be happy if you don't ignore my comment about the datatype 
section being an embarassment [1] - JH
[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-webont-wg/2003Jan/0548.html

>Dan Connolly wrote:
>>  Umm... I haven't heard from Deb nor Frank;
>>  did anybody actually tell them we'd like to
>>  publish an update to WD-owl-features today?
>>  Publication of semantics, guide, test, and requirements
>>  are in progress, but I guess I propose to withdraw
>>  my action to publish Overview (nee feature synopsis).
>>  Somebody please *phone me* if that's not OK.
>>  Note I get on a plane to SNA on Weds for a TAG ftf.
>>  "2003-02-05 15:06 - 19:41 MCI->SNA Wednesday AMERICAN AIRLINES #1627"
>>    -- http://www.w3.org/2003/02dc-sna/itin1b.txt
>>  derived from http://www.w3.org/2003/02dc-sna/itin1.rdf
>>  also, in picture form: http://www.w3.org/2003/02dc-sna/itin1.png
>>  On Thu, 2003-01-30 at 13:46, Jim Hendler wrote:
>>  > Frank, Deb -
>>  >   As neither of you were able to attend today's telecon, I took an
>>  > action to make a request of the two of you with respect to your
>>  > document.  Basically, it appears that the WG consensus was that the
>>  > feature (overview) document doesn't quite reflect the correct status
>>  > of the language with respect to intersectionOf, and that we would
>>  > prefer if it were fixed in the overview document, rather than
>>  > changing AS&S or other re-engineering of the language.
>>  >
>>  >   The consensus was that since it is easy to create certain kinds of
>>  > intersections in Owl Lite, should include owl:intersectionOf in the
>>  > Owl Lite vocabulary list in the Overview document.    The discussion
>>  > of this feature can look liek the discussion of the other features
>>  > that have restrictions in lite - i.e. the paragraph just says
>>  > smething like "can only be used with named classes" (oe however that
>>  > is made clear in the Overview).
>>  >
>>  >   If others on the WG who were on the call wish to explain this better
>>  > than I did, or to make specific wording changes, please let me know.
>>  >
>>  >   Note: this reflects a consensus that this document change is
>>  > desirable, not a reopening of an issue or a change in what is and
>>  > isn't in Lite (as it is now normatively defined in the AS&S document).
>>  --
>>  Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
>>  office: tel:+1-913-491-0501
>  Deborah L. McGuinness
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