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Re: Presentation Syntax

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 09:19:17 -0400
To: "Paul Vincent" <pvincent@tibco.com>
cc: kifer@cs.sunysb.edu, "Chris Welty" <cawelty@gmail.com>, "Axel Polleres" <axel.polleres@deri.org>, public-rif-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <15326.1236950357@ubehebe>

> May I suggest that PS concentrates on the simpler (?) needs of BLD /
> Core rather than PRD?
> 
> FWIW: it seems likely that in any <BRE PR language> --> <RIF PRD>
> mapping, the RIF PRD version is going to effectively obfuscate the
> original meaning of the production rules; thence a presentation syntax
> of the RIF PRD version is only going to be used for / have a use case of
> "explaining the mapping" (i.e. not for general reading and writing of PR
> rules).
> 
> [IMHO: we will likely need a RIF PRD-OO (i.e. object oriented) that is a
> sub-dialect of RIF PRD before we get widespread support from the BRE
> vendors; a Presentation Syntax for RIF PRD-OO would probably require at
> least a set of extensions for the RIF PS to be truly presentable].

Now I'm curious.  Can you give me a couple of quick examples or pointers
to examples?   My knowledge of real BR languages is woefully limitted.  :-(

     -- Sandro
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