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Re: exchanging OWL through RIF

From: Michael Kifer <kifer@cs.sunysb.edu>
Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 18:18:02 -0500
To: edbark@nist.gov
Cc: RIF WG <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <28599.1141341482@kiferserv.kiferhome.com>

> A quick follow-up on the previous.
> What I was trying to say was that the hybrid rules/DL site called "Regina" can 
> benefit from understanding the result of the query to Uhu as an RDF assertion, 
> as distinct from a black-box predicate (an "attached procedure") that returned 
> True or False.

Queries to OWL/RDF will have variables, which will be bound by the server.
So, the result will be a set of assertions of the type that the interface
specifies. The interface won't be just a true/false blackbox, but a
blackbox it will be.


> -Ed
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