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Re: Which API ?

From: Holger Knublauch <holger@topquadrant.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 01:42:29 -0800
Message-Id: <938F0F13-A2D8-4399-9AF0-94D752CA68F1@topquadrant.com>
To: public-owl-dev@w3.org
>  What I understood about SPARQL is that - it is just able to query over RDF.

This is a common misconception. SPARQL can make queries over any RDF source, including RDF graphs that provide inferencing capabilities. For example in Jena, you can create graphs that take their asserted triples from a file, but then also return inferred triples when queried. Those inferences are often done on the fly, and on demand only.

> When SPARQL makes query over OWL, it does not provide entailed results. I also want to achieve entailed results. So which query language I should use?


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