LC Responses/MS8

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PeterPatel-Schneider 04:16, 5 March 2009 (UTC)

[Draft Response for LC Comment 65:] MS8

Dear Michael,

Thank you for your eighth message


on the OWL 2 Web Ontology Language last call drafts.

Datatype declarations are currently in the functional syntax for three reasons:

1/ For symmetry, allowing all entities to be declared.

2/ To better capture RDF graphs with typing triples.

3/ To allow for named dataranges.

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Regards, Peter F. Patel-Schneider on behalf of the W3C OWL Working Group