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

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 17:02:41 +0100
Message-ID: <40718321.9090000@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Thomas Baker <thomas.baker@izb.fraunhofer.de>
Cc: SWBPD <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>

Thomas Baker wrote:

> 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".
> 

That's not made easier by the semantic differences between the languages.
(Jeremy said unhelpfully)


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