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Re: PS grammar question

From: Dave Reynolds <der@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2008 10:59:41 +0100
Message-ID: <48D76C8D.1090608@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: kifer@cs.sunysb.edu
CC: RIF WG <public-rif-wg@w3.org>

Michael Kifer wrote:

> This is not the only problem that exists in PS due to gratuitous objections
> early on. I see couple of others, which I would be happy to get rid of:


> 2. The requirement that every variable must be *explicitly* quantified.
>    This just makes the test cases hard to read and is totally unnecessary.

I particularly agree with this one.

Working on the OWL 2 DL ruleset I'm finding this constraint is very 
annoying to maintain, leaves the rules even less readable and seems to 
have no purpose.

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