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Re: Comments on SPARQL Query Language for RDF (21 July) (OWL inference and query)

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2005 15:17:30 +0100
Message-ID: <431EF67A.308@hp.com>
To: Ora Lassila <ora.lassila@nokia.com>
CC: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Art.Barstow@nokia.com, public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org

Ora wrote:

>>>I will have to take a look what exactly the UMD and Agfa folks have done.

Dan wrote:
>>I misspoke when I said that UMD was successfully using OWL with SPARQL.
>>Note clarification from Hendler:
>>  We have continued to support the design of SPARQL because we do a
>>significant amount of work with respect to RDF triplestores and we
>>very much want to do distributed triple store linking, but we do not
>>consider SPARQL to be very useful for OWL as per Nokia's comments.
>> -- 
> OK, so it is just Agfa then?
>     - Ora

There are Jena users who work with SPARQL or RDQL and OWL, including 
connection to external reasoners such as Racer or Pellet via DIG.

Protege has a SPARQL tab (experimental)

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