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RE: OWL and LOD

From: John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 11:26:22 +0100
Message-ID: <D72AF46149B1D74FBC8CD7090ED2446BF5CF92@EMAIL.ordsvy.gov.uk>
To: "Toby Inkster" <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Cc: <public-lod@w3.org>, <semantic-web@w3.org>

> If I could be sure that my SPARQL query environment would use 
> OWL reasoning to fill in the gaps in its knowledge, then I'd 
> be more inclined to publish OWL data. But right now there is 
> a dearth of high-quality, widely-used OWL implementations.

Well there are implementations of SPARQL-DL (e.g. Pellet) but most
SPARQL endpoints I know do tend to just do RDFS reasoning (if that).
Maybe demand will drive more implementations? 

I know there is a new SPARQL working group - is there much talk of OWL
inference + SPARQL going on there?

John
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