Dear lists (nlp2rdf, uri@w3c, open annotation@w3c),
we would like to announce a very early first draft of the fragment
ontology for the NLP Interchange Format (NIF) as a basis for
We do this with the following motivation:
1. We think that you might have had similar thoughts and encountered
2. We would like NIF 2.0 to be designed to be interoperable from the
3. There are some problems that may be really difficult to tackle
and we everybody's ideas and help to do it right.
To collect feedback efficiently, we have deployed this
state-of-the-art web ontology editor. Please look at the most simple
ontology first. It is called *fragment.ttl* (inf and val are for
reasoning) : https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0B1Mk5ouIspH1N3QxMFFzVlZLbVk/edit?pli=1
Don't hesitate to comment on the lists or the document. The ontology
are also available online, but not synced with the Google Doc.