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Re: import qus <-- RE: imports + metadata

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2008 22:26:30 -0400
To: "Paul Vincent" <pvincent@tibco.com>
Cc: public-rif-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <21941.1207103190@ubuhebe>

> Imports: A few qu's.
> 1. Is this something that is quite common in the semantic web
> knowledgebase world? AFAIK its not the case in the commercial prod rule
> world, other than maybe as a rule mgmt issue (ie not as a deployment /
> interchange issue).=20
> 2. By "including" some knowledgebase, presumably you are doing so
> because it is external (if it wasn't you could collapse it in-situ
> before interchange). How can you "guarantee" you know such an external
> KB's content? By contract? By version no or metadata? Or is that not
> really an issue for the use case envisaged?
> For PRD this is not necessary for rule interchange at this time (but it
> could be something that is really required by the semantic web folks, in
> which case I abstain).

Good and difficult questions.  Between this and Dave's message, I'm
thinking we don't actually need any of this stuff in BLD.  None of it
was in the Charter for phase 1, and all of it can reasonably be done in
extensions, I think.

    -- Sandro
Received on Wednesday, 2 April 2008 02:27:28 UTC

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