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Re: OWL translations: French, Japanese, Korean... wow!

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Sat, 8 May 2004 22:20:30 -0400
Message-Id: <p0602042fbcc3459388be@[]>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Cc: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>, www-webont-wg@w3.org

At 21:19 +0100 5/8/04, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
>Dan Brickley wrote:
>>  I would be happy to also add OWL's namespace text into this, so that
>>  translators do OWL too. However, OWL http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl 
>>has only labels, not comments. Are there non-controversial short 
>>  of text that we could add into this namespace and its translations, for
>>  each OWL class, property, etc?
>IIRC the answer is "no". rdfs:comment *is* controversial in this 
>working group, which is why we deleted them. (Since it is not 
>controversial in the RDF Core WG, you can tell that I and some 
>others are not the source of the issues). I guess I should try and 
>find some messages in the archive, how about a beer in NY instead?

I think rdfs:comment became less controversial when we invented 
annotation properties - would anyone who onjected to comments before 
still object?  I have had several people ask me about comments in the 
namespace document, and I wonder if this wouldn't now be an easy 
thing to do ... JH

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