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Re: ISSUE-21 (import-target-match): REPORTED: match of owl:import target to imported ontology uri undesirable?

From: Rinke Hoekstra <hoekstra@uva.nl>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 08:56:58 +0200
Message-ID: <47203E3A.9030009@uva.nl>
To: "Web Ontology Language (OWL) Working Group WG" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
Hi Alan, others,

As this issue refers to another issue on Google code, we should probably 
check and correct cross-references when migrating. I have already made 
the appropriate modification for this issue, and will check others as well.



Web Ontology Language (OWL) Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> ISSUE-21 (import-target-match): REPORTED: match of owl:import target to imported ontology uri undesirable?
> http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/tracker/issues/
> Raised by: Alan Ruttenberg
> On product: 
> Reported by alanruttenberg, Oct 02, 2007
> "An ontology O directly imports an ontology O' if O contains an import declaration whose value is 
> the ontology URI of O'."
> This seems to prevent a style of version management in which multiple versions of an ontology with  the same ontology URI are posted at different URLs. The importing ontology then chooses which  version to use by specifying a versioned URL. Unfortunely, given the spec, an ontology intended to  be imported in this way would not in fact be imported.
> See, e.g. http://protege.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?URIsURLsAndVersioning
> Comment 1 by hoeks...@uva.nl, Oct 12, 2007
> Related to  issue 33 :
> http://code.google.com/p/owl1-1/issues/detail?id=33

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