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Re: exchanging OWL through RIF

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@isr.umd.edu>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2006 12:25:57 -0500 (EST)
To: RIF WG <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20060303122557.DLV47157@isrmail.isr.umd.edu>

[snip]
>2. There are no FOL rule engines as far as I know. They currently exist on
>   paper only. It is not at all certain that there will be. So, what is your
>   target user group?
>
>	--michael  

Does Hoolet count? (For swrl):
     http://owl.man.ac.uk/hoolet/

We are currently working on extending Pellet to handle DL Safe rules and then 
SWRL. It will be a "native" SWRL engine and respect the FOL semantics. Various 
sorts of optimizations are planned.

Cheers,
Bijan.
Received on Friday, 3 March 2006 17:26:02 GMT

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