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Re: DAML-S parsing

From: David Martin <martin@ai.sri.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2001 08:32:22 -0800
Message-ID: <3BE6BF16.DAB8E244@ai.sri.com>
To: "Hart, Lewis" <lhart@grci.com>
CC: www-rdf-logic@w3.org


"Hart, Lewis" wrote:
> 
> In theory, DAML-S is should be a collection of DAML+OIL ontologies for
> describing services, so yes you should be able to use the DAML API to
> process it. However, the DAML-S folks have chosen to actually use mostly
> RDFS to define there ontologies, 

Good point.  Actually, the use of RDFS in DAML-S was more of a
historical accident than a deliberate choice, and will be phased out in
upcoming releases of DAML-S.

Regards,

- David Martin

> so the DAML API does not process it very
> well. (DAML-S uses RDFS:Class rather than DAML:Class, RDF:Property rather
> than DAML:Property, and so on...)
> 
> The attached XSLT file will transform the RDFS elements into their DAML
> equivalents. You can preprocess an RDFSish DAML file using the attached file
> using Xalan from  <http://xml.apache.org/> http://xml.apache.org/  (or other
> XSL processor) then the DAML API can handle it.
> 
> This transform will most likely be incorporated, in some form, into the next
> version of the DAML API.
> 
> - Lewis
> 
> ___________________________________________
> Lewis L Hart
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> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Abir Qasem [mailto:qasem770@db.erau.edu]
> Sent: Monday, November 05, 2001 7:09 AM
> To: Charlie Abela; www-rdf-logic@w3.org
> Subject: RE: DAML-S parsing
> 
> 
> 
> 
> A DAML+OIL API at
> http://grcinet.grci.com/maria/www/codipsite/Tools/Components.html
> <http://grcinet.grci.com/maria/www/codipsite/Tools/Components.html>  This
> works good if you want to do a bit of customized parsing
> 
> 
> Abir Qasem
> ERAU
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-rdf-logic-request@w3.org [mailto:www-rdf-logic-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Charlie Abela
> Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2001 7:23 AM
> To: www-rdf-logic@w3.org
> Subject: DAML-S parsing
> 
> Hi all.
> 
> 
> 
> I am currently making some research for my final undergraduate thesis
> project. This involves matchmaking of web services over the semantic web.
> 
> One of my priorities is to find a parser capable of parsing DAML and DAML-S.
> Anyone has an idea in this regard?
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Charlie
> 
>
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