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RE: Review of the "SKOS Reference" Last Call Working Draft [ISSUE=139]

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 19:21:34 +0200
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A0D3D6A3@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Sean Bechhofer" <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: "SWD Working SWD" <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Dear Sean, Dear WG,

I am happy with the decision to remove the comment from the document.

Michael Schneider

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sean Bechhofer [mailto:sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2008 12:57 PM
>To: Michael Schneider
>Cc: SWD Working SWD
>Subject: Re: Review of the "SKOS Reference" Last Call Working Draft
>Dear Michael
>Thank you for your comments [1,ISSUE-139]:
>To stress this a bit: This is already incompatible with OWL DL, because
>skos:prefLabel, etc., are sub properties of the owl:AnnotationProperty
>rdfs:label. There must not be sub property axioms on annotation
>properties in
>As you point out, the SKOS schema is not an OWL DL ontology due to
>violation of some of the constraints. OWL 2 /may/ address some of
>these issues, but in the current SKOS specification we are avoiding
>reference to work in progress.
>This has been discussed within the WG (e.g. see [2]) but is not
>explicitly stated in the Reference document. The schema overview [3],
>does, however refer to the OWL species of the schema.
>The comment regarding the incompatability has been removed and the
>Working Group propose to close this issue.
>We hope that this change will be satisfactory.
>	Sean Bechhofer
>	Alistair Miles
>[ISSUE-139] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/139
>[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Sep/0044.html
>[2] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/SkosDesign/RdfSchema
>[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/skos.html

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