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GRDDLing to WSDL ontology

From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 12:26:01 -0400 (EDT)
To: Jacek Kopecky <jacek.kopecky@deri.at>
Cc: romina pallandrini <rpallandrini@gmail.com>, public-sws-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0710151223480.6183@tribal.metalab.unc.edu>

There's been some interest, at the last SWEO WG telecon at least, to allow 
any XML WSDL vocabulary to be GRDDL'able (i.e. automatically 
transformable) into a WSDL ontology.

Does anyone have a XSLT that takes XML WSDL files and transforms them into 
RDF? Would anyone be interested in doing this?


On Mon, 15 Oct 2007, Jacek Kopecky wrote:

> Dear Romina,
> the main intent for the WSDL RDF ontology is basically to provide an RDF
> view on WSDL documents - using an implementation of the transformation
> described at w3.org/TR/wsdl20-rdf (one Java implementation is mentioned
> at [1], but it can probably be implemented using XSLT as well), a SemWeb
> agent will be able to integrate the WSDL data with its other RDF data.
> To respond to your concrete points:
> 1) many properties in the WSDL RDF ontology have only ranges because the
> ontology is intended to be reusable outside its main purpose - if you
> want to attach a WSDL interface to something, you don't need to create a
> new property, just reuse wsdlrdf:interface. In general, domains and
> ranges clarify and/or restrict the use of properties, but they limit the
> unexpected reusability.
> 2) an example usage is combining WSDL data with any other RDF data on
> the Semantic Web, or even just with other WSDL data in a WSDL repository
> built on RDF.
> Since the WSDL RDF ontology is an RDF view of WSDL data, you do not have
> to point to it from WSDL; any WSDL can be automatically transformed to
> the RDF form.
> Hope it helps,
> Jacek
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-desc/2007May/0043.html
> On Mon, 2007-10-15 at 12:35 +0200, romina pallandrini wrote:
>> Dear Group,
>>    I have some question about the wsdl ontology[1] :
>> 1) for a lot of properties it is defined only the range. Why?
>> 2) what is an example of the usage of this ontology? I have to refer
>> to wsdl-rdf from a WSDL maybe using SAWSDL?
>> Apologies if this is not the correct newsgroup to send this
>> question to.
>> Thank you in advance
>> Romina
>> [1] www.w3.org\ns\wsdl-rdf


 	Harry Halpin
 	Informatics, University of Edinburgh
Received on Monday, 15 October 2007 16:26:20 UTC

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