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Re: Approaching an XML syntax for RIF --> other

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 22:07:22 -0500
To: "Paul Vincent" <pvincent@tibco.com>
Cc: "Dave Reynolds" <der@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, public-rif-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20070130030755.86A614EECF@homer.w3.org>

> It seems to me that one way for RIF "widespread adoption" implies the =
> need for XML domain specific languages to adopt RIF for validation and =
> behaviour rules (for example vis a vis ACORD SPX, or MISMO BREW) amongst =
> others. In these cases:
> - some industry body has already specified the XML schema (/class model)
> - RIF statements will need to be defined, in some tool, to conform with =
> said schema
> - an XML syntax for RIF rules will need to accommodate compatibility =
> with an existing schema.
> This implies at least a step 4 below - for example -
> 4.  Verify the RIF output against any source definition of terms and =
> facts used in the rule expressions.=20

Can you give an example of a realistic (but hopefully simple!) XML rule
in one of those languages, so I can see the kind of thing we're talking

     -- Sandro
Received on Tuesday, 30 January 2007 03:08:11 UTC

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