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RE: A proposal for clarifying the definitions of datatype maps, take II

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 09:17:48 +0200
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A0015DD56A@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Ian Horrocks" <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>, "Boris Motik" <boris.motik@comlab.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: "OWL 1.1" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
Hi Ian, Boris!

In Boris' original proposal there were also the idea to perform some changes
to the Direct Semantics. Has this document also been updated?


>-----Original Message-----
>From: public-owl-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-owl-wg-request@w3.org]
>On Behalf Of Ian Horrocks
>Sent: Sunday, July 26, 2009 10:53 PM
>To: OWL 1.1
>Cc: Boris Motik
>Subject: Re: A proposal for clarifying the definitions of datatype maps,
>take II
>As you will recall, the WG approved Boris's proposal during the 1st
>July teleconf [1]. Completing the necessary work has taken a while --
>entirely my fault for being slow to do the necessary work on
>To summarise, Boris has clarified the definition of datatypes and the
>OWL datatype map in Syntax. As a result, Conformance no longer needs
>to specify constraints on datatypes and the datatype map (e.g., that
>conformant tools must use the OWL 2 datatype map) -- the datatypes
>that can occur in (profile) documents and that must be supported by
>(profile) tools are now explicitly defined in Syntax and Profiles.
>The relevant diffs are:
>Please let us know ASAP if you have any comments w.r.t. these changes.
>[1] http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/meeting/2009-07-01#resolution_2
>On 29 Jun 2009, at 14:33, Boris Motik wrote:
>> Hello,
>> In April I've sent around the following e-mail, in which I've
>> proposed to
>> clarify certain definitions surrounding datatype maps:
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-wg/2009Apr/0454.html
>> Please refer to my original e-mail for the details; in short, the
>> idea is to
>> remove certain discrepancies between Conformance and the rest of
>> the documents,
>> with Conformance being taken as a guideline.
>> I haven't pushed this forward earlier because we were getting ready
>> to go into
>> CR. Since we've successfully reached that milestone, now seems like
>> a perfect
>> time for improving the spec. Therefore, unless someone objects, I
>> would make a
>> few editorial changes to the spec and inform the WG of the outcome.
>> Regards,
>> 	Boris

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