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RE: Is this valid use?

From: Assini, Pasqualino <titto@essex.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 23:42:36 +0100
Message-ID: <7AC902A40BEDD411A3A800D0B7847B6676AF15@sernt14.essex.ac.uk>
To: RDF Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Hello,

we use RDF as an Interface Definition Language in the Nesstar project.

You can find more info at: http://www.nesstar.org/sdk/

Best regards

    titto

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Pasqualino "Titto" Assini
Data Archive - University of Essex, UK
tel. +44 1206 874333
aol. tittoassin



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Narahari, Sateesh [mailto:Sateesh_Narahari@jdedwards.com]
> Sent: 24 April 2001 23:23
> To: RDF Interest
> Subject: Is this valid use?
> 
> 
> I was wondering if we can use RDF to describe the input and output
> parameters of a method.
> 
> For example,
> 
> <mycompany:MethodInput>
>       <rdf:Bag>
> 	<rdf:li resource="http://www.mycompany.com/businesslogic#Item"/>
> 	<rdf:li 
> resource="http://www.mycompany.com/businesslogic#Supplier"/>
> 	<rdf:li 
> resource="http://www.mycompany.com/businesslogic#ShipTo"/>
> 	<rdf:li
> resource="http://www.mycompany.com/businesslogic#DigitalSig"/>
>       </rdf:Bag>
> </mycompany:MethodInput>
> 
> <mycompany:MethodOutput>
>       <rdf:Bag>
> 	<rdf:li 
> resource="http://www.mycompany.com/businesslogic#OrderNo"/>
>       </rdf:Bag>
> </mycompany:MethodOutput>
> 
> The idea here is to define the input parameters and output 
> parameters as a
> resource. One could argue why not use schema to define your 
> types, but I am
> more interested in machine discoverable semantics.
> 
> For example, the resource Supplier could have the following 
> statements about
> it:
> 
> Supplier should have registered with mycompany.
> Supplier should contain a digital signature.
> 
> So, when the consumer of Method calls, his intelligent agent 
> will ensure
> that these rules are met for the input supplier. 
> 
> Does any of you see this as a useful exercise to do or I am 
> just talking
> trash? :-).
> 
> I am also interested in knowing if any of you have started 
> applying RDF to
> Web services.
> 
> Best Regards,
> Sateesh
> 
Received on Tuesday, 24 April 2001 18:46:24 GMT

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