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Re: [LC response] To Danny Ayers Re: Turtle syntax tweak in OWL 2 Primer, & addition of NTriples

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 00:10:36 +0200
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0908121510l2d3f34e5qe111f7325c864514@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: public-owl-comments@w3.org
2009/8/11 Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>:
> Dear Danny,
> I refer to the email below sent on the 26th June last. I would be very
> grateful if you could confirm whether or not you
> are satisfied with the working group's response to your comment.

I am satisfied with the working group's response.

Sorry Ian, clumsy of me not to respond sooner.


> On 26 Jun 2008, at 08:04, Peter Patel-Schneider wrote:
>> Dear Danny,
>> Thank you for your comment
>>  <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-comments/2009Jun/0004.html>
>> on the OWL 2 Web Ontology Language last call drafts.
>> Although the shorthand "a" is in the Turtle document,
>> http://www.w3.org/TeamSubmission/turtle, the document does not provide
>> an expansion for it. This makes use of the shorthand problematic in OWL
>> 2 documents, even in non-normative documents like the OWL 2 Primer.
>> Many examples in OWL 2, for example in the Primer, already have two RDF
>> syntaxes - RDF/XML and Turtle. The OWL WG feels that adding a third RDF
>> syntax would not provide sufficient benefit to justify both the work
>> involved in adding the extra syntax and the extra load on readers in
>> reading or even just determining not to read the extra syntax.
>> Therefore the OWL WG will not be making any change to its documents in
>> response to this comment.
>> Please acknowledge receipt of this email to
>> <mailto:public-owl-comments@w3.org> (replying to this email should
>> suffice). In your acknowledgment please let us know whether or not you
>> are satisfied with the working group's response to your comment.
>> Regards,
>> Peter F. Patel-Schneider
>> on behalf of the W3C OWL Working Group

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