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Re: timbl-03

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2003 15:19:40 -0500
Message-Id: <p05210641badc760bbdb8@[]>
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>Given where we got to on timbl-03
>from the draft minutes in 
>   PROPOSED: to reject timbl-03 according to
>	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Apr/0262.html
>   Prop DaveB; Second JanG;
>   For: ILRT; Against: W3C, PatH; Abstain: FrankM, MikeD.
>I mentioned at the time that Jeremy said he'd prefer supporting what
>PFPS said, who rejected it, so that would be nearly 2 for/against/abstain
>   DanC pointed out the cost would be changes to Syntax, Test Cases,
>	Primer(?)
>   ACTION 20030425#4 frank figure out the cost to PRIMER of accepting timbl-03
>   ACTION 20030425#5 danc figure out the cost to WebOnt of accepting timbl-03
>Since I own it, I need some help in resolving this. The earlier the
>better since this is the last remaining open syntax issue and I want
>to get a new draft updated.
>As long as PFPS objects to this change, I'm puzzled as to how to
>resolve it, but that's more information I hope to get soon.  If he
>says changing has no terrible consequences, I'll propose dropping it.
>Still looks like it'll need several WDs changing
>Those of you who used or were involved in creating DAML+OIL
>from the Authors list on http://www.daml.org/2001/03/daml+oil-index.html
>   W3C - TimBL, DanC, danbri
>   PatH
>   MikeD
>why does your organisation now object or abstain to keeping it the same?

Im an invited expert so have no organization. For myself, I don't 
formally object to anything concerning timbl-03. I personally agree 
with Tim that these (type List) triples are redundant, and I would 
bet that the OWL stuff, even if it does need them, could be trivially 
rewritten so that it did not. I was hoping that we could get back to 
Peter and find out whether he thought the problem was serious.  ButI 
don't feel strongly enough about the issue to hold up resolving it 
one way or the other, so you can rely on me to vote abstain in 

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