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Re: Final text for Basic Graph Patterns

From: Enrico Franconi <franconi@inf.unibz.it>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 07:53:55 +0100
Message-Id: <05879555-A2C5-4129-B976-2A982C9EEBDC@inf.unibz.it>
Cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@isr.umd.edu>

On 20 Jan 2006, at 07:20, Bijan Parsia wrote:
> On Jan 19, 2006, at 2:59 PM, Pat Hayes wrote:
>>> It is also true that the current state of the deployed art,  
>>> suitable for standardization, is conjunctive abox query alone.  
>>> There there is a wealth of theory (see ian's and sergio's and  
>>> enrico's (and others') papers), several reasonably optimized  
>>> implementations (Racer, Pellet, KAON2, with Racer and KAON2 being  
>>> commercial...I guess Cerebra also does conjunctive abox query,  
>>> and it is, of course, commercial, but I'm not very familiar for  
>>> it).  Oh, various subsets of OWL DL (e.g., DL Lite) also fit this  
>>> model. It would be nice to standards this level so that we can  
>>> get interoperability between the 4 query implementation. (I  
>>> imagine FaCT++ will have something soon).
>> I'm happy with that as sufficient justification for focussing on  
>> this case, but lets not call it 'OWL-DL', but something like OWL- 
>> Abox. Clearly, this case is not obtained just by doing  
>> "simple"//"OWL-DL" in the SPARQL definitions, with any wording of  
>> those definitions, so there is still some work to do or at least  
>> to check. I don't trust myself to be the judge for exactly how to  
>> couch the definitions to describe this case accurately. Can you do  
>> that?
> Sure. FUB can too :) What do we need for the current text? Or  
> should we put this in an appendix (or a WG submission?)

I guess that at the end of current "2.5  Basic Graph Patterns" is best.

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