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RE: Where do we put the changelogs?

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 21:50:18 +0200
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A00125F764@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Sandro Hawke" <sandro@w3.org>
Cc: "W3C OWL Chairs" <team-owl-chairs@w3.org>, <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
Hi Sandro!

I'll go with a high level overview in the "Status" section,
with pointers to both a more elaborate changelog in the document
and to Peter's list for the general (OWL 2) changes.


I leave it to you and Ivan, as the authors, to apply changes if you like. :)

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sandro Hawke [mailto:sandro@w3.org]
>Sent: Friday, April 10, 2009 5:52 PM
>To: Michael Schneider
>Cc: W3C OWL Chairs; public-owl-wg@w3.org
>Subject: Re: Where do we put the changelogs?
>> At last publication round, I remember that we have put the lists of
>> changes since the last publication into some textform somewhere in the
>> Wiki, and the changelog lists then appeared automagically somewhere
>> the top of the published documents, for example:
>>   <http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-owl2-syntax-20081202/#status-changes>
>> Do we have this again for the next publication round? Where?
>There are three different things here:
> (1) Each document can have it's own arbitrarily long change log.  I
>     think we agreed we're not requiring them at this point.  It's up to
>     you to provide what you want for users at this point.
>     Some examples from OWL 1:
>        http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-features/#changes-since-PR   (high
>        http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-semantics/#C                (very
> (2) Peter wrote an excellent all-OWL-2 changes document:
>        http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/Changes_Since_December_2008
>     which everyone should please review to make sure it's not
>     missing anything important
> (3) In the "Status of this Document" section, when published, each
>     document will have it's own "Summary of Changes" section.  Last
>     time, some of those got pretty long; I think it would be best to
>     keep them fairly short, but link to the change log (1, above) or
>     the all-owl-changes documents (2, above) as needed.
>     Nominally, Ivan and I author this text (it's spoken in the voice of
>     the W3C, not the Editors or WG), but in practice, well, I haven't
>     been able to follow the documents closely enough to provide it.
>     So, anyway, here's the web page where you can provide the text I'll
>     use during publication:
>         http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/Round_6
>     It's somewhat simplified from Round_4, since the tables didn't turn
>     out to be as useful as I thought they would.
>     -- Sandro

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