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Same comment (roughly) as:

Bijan suggests same response.

Ian: I removed the final sentence:

"We strongly encourage you to collaborate with that commentator to design a "de facto standard" for extended annotations."

Seems inappropriate and open to misinterpretation. Otherwise looks good to me.


To: umberto.straccia@isti.cnr.it>
CC: public-owl-comments@w3.org
Subject: [LC response] To Umberto Straccia

Dear Umberto,

Thank you for your comment
     <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-comments/2009Apr/0074.html>
on the OWL 2 Web Ontology Language last call drafts.

While we appreciate the use case raised in your comment, we found that the specification and technical difficulties of adding such a feature at this time outweigh the benefits it would bring. The working group has, therefore, decided to make no change to OWL 2 in response to your comment.

Please note that a similar issue was raised in the first last call round and there is a more detailed discussion in that reply:

<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-owl-comments/2009Jan/0063.html>

The work-arounds in that message are mostly relevant here as well.

Please acknowledge receipt of this email to <mailto:public-owl-comments@w3.org> (replying to this email should suffice). In your acknowledgment please let us know whether or not you are satisfied with the working group's response to your comment.

Regards,
Bijan Parsia
on behalf of the W3C OWL Working Group



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Dear Sirs,

I kindly ask to take into consideration the possibility to allow a

ClassExpression

to be

Annotated.

As far as I understand, a Class can be annotated, but not a ClassExpression.

The advantage of such (apparently harmless) extension would allow a smooth encoding of "fuzzy OWL2" in OWL2 via annotations.

Regards, -Umberto Straccia