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Re: [WRLD] Some few questions about the formal description of the ? TF

From: Thomas Baker <thomas.baker@izb.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 17:54:43 +0200
To: SWBPD <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040405155443.GA1648@Octavius>

On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 03:59:28PM +0200, NANNI Marco FTRD/DMI/SOP wrote:
> To conclude, i think it is useless and perhaps even a bad educational
> choice to present 
> RDF, RDFS and OWL as 3 (or 3 + 2) different languages each of them to be
> used for a set of problem instead of one language (OWL) with a set of
> features each of them which can be used for a set of problem.

Could all three be subsumed under one heading, e.g., W3C
Semantic Web Language (SWL)?

The basic message could then be: "there is one language,
which offers different vocabularies and constructs depending
on what you want to say".

Rather than: "there are three or more languages and this is
how they differ."

Tom

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