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Re: the RDF suite of specifications

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 14:07:10 -0600
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: Eric Miller <em@w3.org>, "Ralph R. Swick" <swick@w3.org>, Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>, www-webont-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <1047326830.20517.1.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 13:53, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> By accident I visited the RDF home page (http://www.w3.org/RDF/) and
> noticed that the RDF suite of specificaitons included the OWL requirements,
> OWL reference, OWL abstact syntax, OWL feature synopsis, and OWL test
> cases.
> 
> I am unhappy with this characterisation of the OWL document, and of the Web
> Ontology working group in general.  The work that went into the design of
> OWL was part of the W3C Semantic Web activity, not part of RDF.  I ask that
> it not be mischaracterised as part of RDF.

Ooops; I brought that up with EricM a while ago, and we agreed to
fix it, but we didn't get around to it.

It's fixed now.
v 1.151 2003/03/10 20:04:06

> 
> Peter F. Patel-Schneider
> Bell Labs Research
> Lucent Technologies
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