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RE: ISSUE-114 [RE: Teleconference.2008.07.09/Agenda]

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2008 12:45:03 +0200
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A0A2645F@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Bijan Parsia" <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: "OWL 1.1" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Bijan Parsia [mailto:bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk]
>Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2008 10:17 AM
>To: Michael Schneider
>Cc: OWL 1.1; Alan Ruttenberg
>Subject: Re: ISSUE-114 [RE: Teleconference.2008.07.09/Agenda]
>
>On 9 Jul 2008, at 08:41, Michael Schneider wrote:
>[snip]
>> And I am its raiser.
>>
>> Let me say that I originally thought it would be peculiar to have
>>
>>   (class|datatype) / (object|data|annotation)property punning
>>
>> in OWL DL. But now, I have heard several people arguing pro this
>> kind of
>> punning. So you won't see me opposing this any further.
>
>So withdraw the issue.

Sorry, I won't do this. The issue has been opened, so I don't see it as my
"personal item" anymore (if it ever was at all), but is in the process of
being resolved by the WG. And there are other people around who are now
interested in this issue.

In general, I don't like the idea that an issue raiser may stop a resolution
process by simply withdrawing it (except short after raising it and coming
aware that it is kind of nonsensical, or redundant). I had once this same
idea of withdrawing an issue at the F2F2, but luckily, it didn't go this
way. I won't do this anymore again. I regard the issue raiser as a messenger
in the first place, not as an owner, who can do with this issue whatever he
wants. For example, I don't see a problem with raising an issue on behalf of
someone else, or when it was settled in a telco to raise a specific issue,
but no one does so afterwards. It would certainly not be a proper step to
withdraw such an issue afterwards in this case.

Cheers,
Michael


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