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Re: exchanging OWL through RIF

From: Christian de Sainte Marie <csma@ilog.fr>
Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 15:58:38 +0100
Message-ID: <440D9F9E.5000607@ilog.fr>
To: Uli Sattler <Ulrike.Sattler@manchester.ac.uk>
CC: RIF WG <public-rif-wg@w3.org>

Uli Sattler wrote:
> in my understanding, for OWL, we will need (as for any other "formalism"
> we might want to consider) a translator that takes some OWL and maps
> it into RIF. It is, however, not the job of RIF to provide this  
> translator.

Hear! Hear!

However, it is our job (per the charter) to discuss the mapping and 
identify what can be mapped from OWL to RIF and what cannot: <<This 
document [the REC on using le RIF in combination with OWL] must clearly 
state which features of OWL can be mapped to (or otherwise interoperate 
with) Phase 1 rules and which cannot, and software using this mapping 
must be demonstrated during interoperability testing. The document may 
also discuss rule language extensions to cover the excluded OWL features.>>

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