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RE: [RIF][UCR] Suggestion for new Abstract UC

From: Vincent, Paul D <PaulVincent@fairisaac.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 12:56:42 -0800
Message-ID: <B3636F07C8359844A9A2370C5EA08CCBC6C816@SRFMSGMB00.corp.fairisaac.com>
To: <edbark@nist.gov>, "W3C RIF WG" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>


Can we just agree that:

  The Human-Oriented Rules use case will demonstrate the requirements

formal rule exchanges between "business rule management" systems and

software systems.


And then see what we get?





I confess this aspect of John's e-mail escaped me entirely. As humans
(and even business managers :-)) are capable of interpreting a wide
range of styles of text, standardization of such texts for interchange
purposes has never been requested (of us as a BRMS vendor). Generally
the BRMS vendors provide different + flexible mechanisms for mapping
executable (production) rules to human readable rules. I would question
whether there is a real need for standardizing at this level / type of
interchange at this point in time, with the caveat that semantic web
researchers may identify a use case I'm oblivious to.



Paul Vincent for Fair Isaac
Received on Thursday, 26 January 2006 20:56:52 UTC

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