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Re: OWL comment - owl:OntologyProperty

From: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Fri, 09 May 2003 17:27:59 +0200
Message-ID: <3EBBC8FF.3080809@cs.vu.nl>
To: "Dickinson, Ian J" <Ian.Dickinson@hp.com>
CC: public-webont-comments@w3.org, hp-jena@cally.hpl.hp.com

Dickinson, Ian J wrote:

 > The OWL AS&S refers to a class owl:OntologyProperty (see e.g. row 3 
of the
 > table in section 4.1 of AS&S). This class does not seem to be 
referenced or
 > defined anywhere else in the specs (including in owl.owl), and it is not
 > clear what it is representing or what role it is playing.

Thanks very much for your comment. This was an omission in Reference. It 
has already been corrected in the editor's draft [1] after a comment 
from the S&AS editor, e.g. see Sec. 7 of [1], introduction:

NOTE: The ontology-import construct owl:imports and the 
ontology-versioning constructs owl:priorVersion, 
owl:backwardCompatibleWith and owl:inCompatibleWith are defined in the 
OWL vocabulary as instances of the OWL built-in class owl:OntologyProperty.

In addition, owl:OntologyProperty has been added to Appendices A, B, and C.

Note: the editor's draft has no official status and is only use by the 
editors to keep track of the editorial changes during the LC period.

Please let us know whether this response is satisfactory.

Guus Schreiber

 > - Ian (on behalf of the Jena team)
 > _____________________________________________________________________
 > Ian Dickinson    HP Labs, Bristol, UK     mailto:Ian.Dickinson@hp.com
 >                                   http://www-uk.hpl.hp.com/people/ijd

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