RE: [ALL] Human-friendly syntax for communicating OWL fragments

At 12:52 -0700 4/5/04, Uschold, Michael F wrote:
>As I understand it, RDF Schema is a subset of OWL, so why would the 
>abstract syntax would be less appropriate?

because there is no reason for the whole world to have read the OWL 
S&AS document just so they can understand our examples -- esp. folks 
interested in RDF linking more than OWL's modeling properties.

>  -----Original Message-----
>From: 	Jeremy Carroll []
>Sent:	Tuesday, March 30, 2004 11:06 PM
>To:	Frank van Harmelen
>Cc:	Uschold, Michael F;
>Subject:	Re: [ALL]  Human-friendly syntax for communicating 
>OWL fragments
>A further concern I have is that many Semantic Web users use mainly RDF
>with maybe just a tiny bit of OWL ... To communicate with them OWL Abstract
>Syntax is not appropriate.

Professor James Hendler
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