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

From: David Norheim <david@asemantics.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 14:26:31 +0200
Message-Id: <A402A9A6-830E-11D8-92B5-000A95B2AE48@asemantics.com>
Cc: Frank van Harmelen <Frank.van.Harmelen@cs.vu.nl>, "Uschold, Michael F" <michael.f.uschold@boeing.com>, public-swbp-wg@w3.org
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>

Remember who is our 'customers' here, the syntax should rather help 
them than us. In most cases I believe that the 'customer' will be 
engineers trying to build systems using RDF/RDFS/OWL, me being one of 
them. These people are usually already quite familiar with XML and 
possibly RDF, and it is actually easier using an RDF/XML syntax.

Cut and paste reasons was actually very useful in HTML.


On Mar 31, 2004, at 9:06 AM, Jeremy Carroll wrote:

> 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.
> Jeremy
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