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Re: Rulesets

From: Hassan At-Kaci <hak@ilog.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2008 18:59:06 -0700
Message-ID: <47F2E86A.60509@ilog.com>
To: RIF WG <public-rif-wg@w3.org>

Hassan At-Kaci wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I do not understand on grammar rule in the BLD rule language grammar
> http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/BLD#EBNF_for_RIF-BLD_Rule_Language.
> Namely:
> 
>   Ruleset  ::= 'Ruleset' IRIMETA? '(' (RULE | Ruleset)* ')'
>   IRIMETA  ::= Frame
> 
> I remember Harold expressing some argument for using a Frame for the
> metadata, although I do not remember his rationale (but see below).
> My question has to do with the first rule imposing a uselessy wordy
> packaging of a set of rules into something like:
> 
>    Ruleset(rule_1
>            Ruleset(rule_2
>                    ...
>                    Ruleset(rule_n)...))
> 
> Instead of simply:
> 
>    Ruleset(rule_1
>            rule_2
>            ...
>            rule_n)

Oups - I have read the rule incorrectly. What I wrote is not correct.
The simpler form is indeed also allowed. Sorry.

-hak
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