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Re: First crack at profiles in primer

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2008 18:29:45 +0200
Message-ID: <4800E379.9050207@w3.org>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
CC: OWL Working Group WG <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
A possible answer to one of my questions:-)

Ivan Herman wrote:
> ----- OWL-R -----
> Also, I also do not understand why the following is true:
> "Compared with DL Lite, OWL-R works better when you have already 
> massaged your data into RDF and are working with it as RDF."

Did you mean to say that OWL-R works well in the sense that one uses RDF 
+ OWL-R and can use SPARQL to query the result, whereas this is not 
really the case for DL Lite?

As the statement is true for OWL-R, if this is not the case for SPARQL 
(ie, query rewriting cannot be done for SPARQL queries easily) than you 
are right. This is a differentiating feature...



Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
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