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.
Subject: [LC response] To Umberto Straccia
Thank you for your comment
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:
The work-arounds in that message are mostly relevant here as well.
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I kindly ask to take into consideration the possibility to allow a
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