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RE: [ann] Semantic Web Server 1.1 Released

From: Pasqualino Assini <assini@kamus.it>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 15:22:44 -0500
Message-Id: <200203142024.PAA12633@tux.w3.org>
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
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Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 11:49:47 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <7AC902A40BEDD411A3A800D0B7847B6676B23C@sernt14.essex.ac.uk>
From: "Pasqualino Assini" <assini@kamus.it>
To: <semanticweb@yahoogroups.com>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>,
        <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>

Hello,

what about using RDF itself to define the interface of your RDF service?

There are a number of ways of doing it.

Two examples are NEOOM http://www.nesstar.org/sdk/neoom.pdf and DAML
Services http://www.daml.org/services/.

Best


     titto

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Pasqualino "Titto" Assini - Nesstar Ltd
John Tabor Building - University of Essex
Colchester, Essex  - CO4 3SQ  - United Kingdom
email: titto@nesstar.com personal email: titto@kamus.it



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Graham Moore [mailto:gdm@empolis.co.uk]
> Sent: 14 March 2002 14:51
> To: Uche Ogbuji
> Cc: semanticweb@yahoogroups.com; www-rdf-interest@w3.org;
> www-rdf-logic@w3.org
> Subject: RE: [ann] Semantic Web Server 1.1 Released
>
>
>
> Hi Uche,
>
> I think I should have been more specific and stated that it
> was, I think, the first exposure of an RDF model and related
> functions as a SOAP Service. i.e. we have defined and made
> public the WSDL for accessing functionality and data
> structures associated with an RDF model.
>
> In all my searching I havent come across a WSDL definition of
> a RDF Service and Data Model - but the web is a big place. I
> have seen a lot of work - including yours, to use RDF to
> express WSDL. But no one has defined the RDF model in WSDL. I
> did search the 4Suite docs for something equivalent,but was
> unable to find it - my apologies if its been there all the time.
>
> The WSDL for the SWS RDF Service is located at
> http://www.semanticwebserver.com/papers/sws.wsdl. I'm not
> suggesting that this is rocket science - just that I havent
> seen it defined before. I think this small file is a very
> enabling piece of technology.
>
> We define
> 	Types :
> 	    1. What a statement looks like
> 	    2. A statement set
>
> 	Operations:
> 	    1. create statement
> 	    2. delete statement
> 	    3. query statements
>
> In a way that can be understood and utilised by external systems.
>
> There is more refinement to come in this interface - but it
> is a start and really begins to allow Semantic Web software
> to interchange RDF and query RDF models. XML is not a
> functional service it is merely syntax. We need models and
> operations defined in terms of those models.
>
> I would like to see the RDF community define what this WSDL
> service and data structure should really look like.
>
> cheers,
>
> graham
>
> gdm@empolis.com
> http://www.semanticwebserver.com
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Uche Ogbuji [mailto:uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com]
> Sent: 14 March 2002 02:48
> To: Graham Moore
> Cc: semanticweb@yahoogroups.com; www-rdf-interest@w3.org;
> www-rdf-logic@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [ann] Semantic Web Server 1.1 Released
>
>
> >
> > empolis are proud to announce the release of the Semantic
> Web Server. The latest release can be downloaded from:
> >
> > 	http://www.semanticwebserver.com
> >
> > Below are a summary of the key features:
> >
> > 	* Semantic Web meets Web Services - the first exposure
> of an RDF solution as a SOAP Web Service
>
> Claims like this are always hazardous.  As an illustration,
> this one is not
> true.  4Suite has had a SOAP interface to its RDF features
> for almost a year
> now.  Even then, I'd hesitate to call it the first.
>
> http://4suite.org
>
> Good to see Empolis at this party, though.  Welcome.
>
>
> --
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