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Re: RIF FAQ

From: Michael Kifer <kifer@cs.stonybrook.edu>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 12:26:54 -0400
To: Christian De Sainte Marie <csma@fr.ibm.com>
CC: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, public-rif-wg <public-rif-wg@w3.org>, <public-rif-wg-request@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100624122654.21252a03@kiferserv>
Christian,
you should familiarize yourself with the spec. :-)

The presentation syntax in Core and BLD is explicitly normative.
Only PRD says *its* presentation syntax is not normative.
This is a *bug,* but I will not try to dissuade you.

michael


On Thu, 24 Jun 2010 07:58:02 -0700
Christian De Sainte Marie <csma@fr.ibm.com> wrote:

> sandro@w3.org wrote on 24/06/2010 06:43:24:
> > > 
> > > RIF specification itself employes a presentation syntax, which is 
> > normative and
> > > is used in definitions and examples. However, it is ''not'' 
> recommended for
> > > exchange among different rule systems.
> > 
> > But that's not true, is it?   BLD and PRD use different presentation
> > syntaxes, don't they?  (At least, PRD uses "if" and "then" while BLD
> > uses ":-".)
> 
> And the PS is not normative: only the XML syntax is. All three specs 
> (Core, BLD and PRD) are explicit about that.
> 
> Christian
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