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Re: Action: Review of satisfaction of requirements

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 01 Jan 2003 14:28:12 -0600
To: Jeff Heflin <heflin@cse.lehigh.edu>
Cc: WebOnt <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1041452892.19701.35.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Mon, 2002-12-30 at 14:57, Jeff Heflin wrote:
> I have reviewed the requirements from the Req Doc [1] with respect to
> our current language. Most of the requirements are definitely satisfied,
> however there is one that isn't and two that probably are (but I'd like
> a second opinion).
> R5. Ontology metadata is not satisfied.


>  It essentially requires specific
> meta-data properties such as author, publish date, etc.

Which are already available in the dublin core.
We satisfied R5 by integrating OWL into
the Resource Description Framework in such a way
that we get these properties for free.

>  I would have no
> problem demoting this to an objective if the WG agrees.

No, I don't agree.

> The two probably supported are:
> R19. Supporting a character model
> and
> R20. Supporting a uniqueness of Unicode strings
> I think we get these for free with XML,

likewise we get R5 for free with RDF (and dublin core).

>  but would like to make sure we
> didn't have something else in mind when we added them. If you feel they
> are not currently supported, please let me know.
> Jeff
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/webont-req
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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