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Re: Deriving BLD PS from the XML syntax (Was: Re: escaping quotes)

From: Michael Kifer <kifer@cs.sunysb.edu>
Date: Wed, 07 May 2008 18:29:37 -0400
To: Christian de Sainte Marie <csma@ilog.fr>
Cc: Jos de Bruijn <debruijn@inf.unibz.it>, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>, "Public-Rif-Wg (E-mail)" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <21846.1210199377@cs.sunysb.edu>


> E.g. metadata everywhere does probably not make sense in the 
> PS; but why not allow it in the XML? If the only reason is that the XML 
> is derived from the PS (in the sense of the EBNF), my point is that it 
> does not have to.

Several rule systems use metadata at the presentation level.
In most cases the rule ids are used, but also such things as requests
that the output must be sorted, duplicates eliminated, and so on.
Provenance info is also useful and various systems are planning on adding that
to their PS.


	--michael  
Received on Wednesday, 7 May 2008 22:30:32 GMT

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