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Re: IF-THEN-ELSE statement and conditions in OWL-S

From: Austin Tate <a.tate@ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2004 15:52:13 +0000
Message-Id: <5.2.0.9.2.20040304154916.0501c4a0@mail.inf.ed.ac.uk:993>
To: Drew McDermott <drew.mcdermott@yale.edu>, public-sws-ig@w3.org

At 04:54 PM 03/03/2004 -0500, Drew McDermott wrote:
>The problem is how to make A communicate with the "???".  Suppose A is
>an invocation of a named process with output parameter 'res'.  Then we
>need a way to refer to the "res output of that occurrence of A."  We
>introduce a tagging mechanism for that purpose:


Could we resolve some of these problems by allowing for a set of variables 
at the outer scope of any OWL-S/SWSL process... i.e. we don't try to bury 
all this down in the details of specific conditions, etc.  A list of 
variables in the outer scope of the whole OWL-S process (where'er a 
compound or primitive one) would appear to be a simple mechanism that is 
more familiar to those of us used to dealing with planning system operators 
anyway.

Austin
Received on Thursday, 4 March 2004 10:54:37 UTC

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