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Announcing DAML+OIL

From: Jim Hendler <jhendler@darpa.mil>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 14:50:59 -0500
Message-Id: <v04210106b689029485c8@[]>
To: www-rdf-logic@w3.org
As mentioned in an earlier message to this list, a joint EU/US 
committee was established to examine the DAML-ONT language release 
and produce a more stable version, as well as making it more 
consistent with the European OIL project.  We are happy to announce 
that the committee has now released a new language, called DAML+OIL 
aimed at cleaning up problems with the original release, making the 
language's semantics more clear, and enabling the language to more 
successfully interoperate with various description-logic-based tools.
  The new language is now available at 
  As well as the language release the committee has extended the 
examples available, updated all reference documents, and included 
both a model-theoretic and axiomatic semantics.  We have also 
produced document to list all the changes from the earlier DAML-ONT 
and from the current OIL language.
  We look forward to your comments.
  - Jim Hendler

p.s. We are currently working on a major revision to the DAML web 
pages (http://www.daml.org)  to make them easier to navigate and to 
provide significantly more resources to the community.  If you have 
suggestions for the new page, feel free to contact the webmaster 
Prof. James Hendler		Program Manager
DARPA/ISO			703-696-2238 (phone)
3701 N. Fairfax Dr.		703-696-2201 (Fax)
Arlington, VA 22203		jhendler@darpa.mil
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