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Re: [LC Response] To Jos de Bruijn Re: why restrict the set of datatypes in OWL 2 RL profile?

From: Jos de Bruijn <debruijn@inf.unibz.it>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 10:28:27 +0100
Message-ID: <49C361BB.3000605@inf.unibz.it>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
CC: public-owl-comments@w3.org
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I am satisfied with the working group's response to my comment.

Best, Jos

Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> Dear Jos,
> Thank you for your message
>   <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-comments/2009Jan/0022.html>
> on the OWL 2 Web Ontology Language last call drafts.
> You are correct that OWL 2 RL does not need the intersection of
> datatypes to be empty or infinite.  Accordingly the datatypes in OWL 2
> RL have been adjusted to include all the OWL datatypes that are
> restrictions of xsd:decimal and xsd:string and also xsd:boolean.
> In response to another comment 
>   <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-wg/2009Jan/0083.html>
> on the difficulty of implementing datatypes in rules systems, 
> owl:real and owl:rational have been removed from OWL 2 RL.
> This possibility was mentioned in Feature At Risk #2.
> The diffs for these changes can be found at
> http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/index.php?title=Profiles&diff=18687&oldid=18109
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> Regards,
> Peter F. Patel-Schneider
> on behalf of the W3C OWL Working Group 

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