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Re: ANN: SPARQL-DL query engine for the OWL API

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 11:45:48 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTimXZHQjwyrz+RX6PCdAn0JzGnSB28-HZOEyOS5=@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: Thorsten Liebig <liebig@derivo.de>, "public-owl-dev@w3.org" <public-owl-dev@w3.org>
I concur with Bijan.



On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 11:33 AM, Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk> wrote:
> Aha.
> One thing I WOULD suggest is supporting normal BGP patterns as well, so as to have a compliant mode. This shouldn't be TOO huge an implementation burden relative to what you've done.
> Then I would explain on the front page that you offer two syntaxes: Standard SPARQL BGP and a more OWL user friendly MSish based syntax. (It's not really MS syntax...my memory failed! :) That' the abstract syntax. A MS based one perhaps would be better since it would allow cnp between e.g., protege's DL Query tab and your implementation.)
> I would suggest that we build an online converter between the two.
> We should think a bit about the wire protocol issues and perhaps service descriptions.
> In short, let's address whatever issues there are rather than create a new suite of issues by generating a new name!
> Cheers,
> Bian.
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