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Re: DAML Enquiry

From: Emmanuel Pietriga <emmanuel.pietriga@xrce.xerox.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2002 16:57:11 +0200
Message-ID: <3D9714C7.4060301@xrce.xerox.com>
To: Vandana Kabilan <kabilan.seenivasagan@telia.com>, www-isaviz@w3.org

I'm glad you like the editing environment.

I will resume work on IsaViz soon (in December), so I'll take your 
request under consideration and see how I can add this feature.

Emmanuel


Vandana Kabilan wrote:
> Hi
> Thanks for your speedy reply. No, DAML class would nt be very dismiliar to
> RDFS class . Currently when i try to define a class it takes it to be a rdf
> :d escription  when it should be taking as a class . Rather I would like my
> 'resource' if defined as an 'object' or' subject' to be able to be
> represented as a 'class' .DAML is a semantic mark up using the RDFS base.
> Only it is a little more advanced and has 'ontology' defining capabilities.
> I have been testing  out IsaViz , and am quite happy with it as far as the
> designing and graphical representation is concerned . The RDF XML conversion
> is also great . But as you said , it needs the Class support. I guess , if
> you incorporate the RDFs class support it should be ok with DAML too. It
> worked fine with DAML property specs.
> Regards,
> Vandana
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Emmanuel Pietriga" <emmanuel.pietriga@xrce.xerox.com>
> To: "Vandana Kabilan" <vandana@dsv.su.se>
> Cc: <www-isaviz@w3.org>
> Sent: Friday, September 27, 2002 16:14
> Subject: Re: DAML Enquiry
> 
> 
> 
>>As IsaViz is a general RDF editor, the short answer is yes, you can edit
>>DAML ontologies with IsaViz, as you can edit RDF Schema.
>>
>>But IsaViz is not dedicated to DAML ; it has no DAML specific feature. I
>>am not (yet) familiar with DAML, so I don't know what are DAML class
>>definitions exactly. Is that more or less equivalent to RDFS classes?
>>
>>IsaViz 1.1 has no specific support for classes ; but this is going to
>>change with IsaViz 2.0, as I plan to add, among other things, support
>>for a schema-aware editing environment : this means that at user option,
>>and provided that a schema (or set of) is available for the model
>>currently being edited, the environment will prevent the user from
>>creating invalid models (invalid w.r.t the RDF Schema, not in the XML
>>sense).
>>
>>So if there is a need for an enhanced DAML editing feature, I might also
>>be able to implement it. Could you be more specific on what you'd need?
>>
>>Emmanuel
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>Vandana Kabilan wrote:
>>
>>>Hi,
>>>Can I use Isaviz to model Daml ontology ? I found in could load the daml
>>>properties .but How do I load the class definitions ?
>>>Regards
>>>Vandana
>>
>>
>>--
>>emmanuel.pietriga@xrce.xerox.com |  Xerox Research Centre Europe
>>Contextual Computing             |  6, Chemin de Maupertuis
>>tel: +33 4 76 61 50 32           |  38240 Meylan
>>fax: +33 4 76 61 50 99           |  France
>>http://www.xrce.xerox.com/people/pietriga/
>>
>>
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Contextual Computing             |  6, Chemin de Maupertuis
tel: +33 4 76 61 50 32           |  38240 Meylan
fax: +33 4 76 61 50 99           |  France
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