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Re: implementing named-argument uniterms (ISSUE-44)

From: Michael Kifer <kifer@cs.sunysb.edu>
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2008 12:09:59 -0500
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Cc: public-rif-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <31086.1199898599@cs.sunysb.edu>

If the order of arguments is fixed, then it is easy. But the order of
arguments is not fixed in BLD, and this is cumbersome.


> How hard is it to translate from BLD with named-argument uniterms to BLD
> without them, or to various rule languages without them?  Is this
> basically syntactic sugar, or is it pretty hard?
> If it's hard, I don't think it's appropriate to include named-argument
> uniterms in BLD, as much as I happen to personally like them.
> Specifically, can someone provide a translation algorithm and example?
>     -- Sandro
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