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Re: XSLT and XPath-like functions in RDF/OWL ?

From: Damian Steer <damian.steer@hp.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 14:51:38 +0100
Message-ID: <432EC26A.5040401@hp.com>
To: danny.ayers@gmail.com
CC: Hans Teijgeler <hans.teijgeler@quicknet.nl>, semantic-web-request@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org

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Danny Ayers wrote:
> On 9/18/05, Damian Steer <damian.steer@hp.com> wrote:

>>2) RDF -> RDF: Rules language, eg n3, jena rules, swrl. Stay out of xml
>>here.
> 
> 
> Yep. The n3/cwm tutorial is pretty good on this:
> http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/doc/
> You may be able to do the logic using *standard* RDFS/OWL inference -
> cwm, Euler, Jena, Pellet, one of the DL reasoners.
> 
> Depending on what you're trying to do SPARQL may be an option here
> too, using CONSTRUCT.

/me beats head on table.

How did I forget CONSTRUCT? Yes, pretty nice for (very) simple rules.

> A twisty possibility might also be to follow the route -
> 
> [RDF] SPARQL -> xml results -> xslt/xquery -> RDF/XML

Sneaky, 1 & 3 combined :-)

Similar, in some respects, to how CONSTRUCT works. This might be a neat
trick if you want to do some calculations or value munging.

Damian

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