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Re: proposed response to Wolfgang Laun

From: Mark Proctor <mproctor@redhat.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2009 01:19:00 +0100
Message-ID: <4ACD2FF4.3030607@redhat.com>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
CC: public-rif-wg@w3.org
Sandro Hawke wrote:
> Gary was kind enough to draft a response to WL's Last Call comment.  I
> added a header/footer.  Please look it over; I guess we'll send it
> Monday if no one has any comment.
>
>     http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/Response_to_WL
>
> (Chris, have you made any progress with the other LC comments?  We
> wanted to try to close the loop on each of them by Tuesday!)
>
>      -- Sandro
>
>   

> > A minor point is the absence of globals, i.e., variables with visibility in
> > all action parts. This is a common convenience feature that permits you to
> > implement general actions.

 > We know that many PR languages include many features of procedural 
programming languages, such as global variables, loops, etc. This was > 
considered out of scope, given the bias toward overlap with logical rule 
languages.

This isn't something I would consider out of scope for real world usage, 
it's practical and necessary for many people.

Mark.
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