Re: OWL 1.1 and the RDF heritage

Dear Michael,

I think the document you refer to should be considered as obsolete.
There is now a published OWL1.1 submission at W3C and, I believe, the
OWL1.1 community considers that one as the most up-to-date version:

and that one makes (at least part of) your question essentially moot:-)



Michael Erdmann wrote:
> List,
> can someone please explain the following sentence in the current OWL 1.1
> Semantics draft [1]. The abstract reads:
>> [...] OWL 1.1 does not provide an RDF-compatible semantics; ontologies
>> encoded in OWL RDF should be interpreted by converting them into
>> functional-style syntax and interpreting the result as specified in
>> this document.
> Does this mean, there will be no RDF/XML serialization for OWL1.1
> models, or will OWL 1.1 merely drop the pseudo-compatibility between OWL
> and RDF Schema?
> thanks,
>  michael
> [1]


Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
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Received on Wednesday, 28 February 2007 12:28:15 UTC