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plain rules, please [was: Semantic Web Rule Language (SWRL) 0.5 released]

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 11:43:05 -0600
To: Mike Dean <mdean@bbn.com>
Cc: www-rdf-rules@w3.org
Message-Id: <1069782185.11771.163.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 02:21, Mike Dean wrote:
> Please direct comments to www-rdf-rules@w3.org.
> [2] http://www.daml.org/2003/11/swrl/

"This syntax extends the abstract syntax of OWL".

Why?

I was expecting plain old horn rules. I don't see
why all the terms and structures from OWL-DL are
carried into SWRL.

I prefer designs like

RuleML Rules Lite Concrete Syntax
September 30th, 2003
http://www.ruleml.org/submission/ruleslite/concretesyntax.html

<- Renamed Update: CONCRETE SYNTAX FOR RULES LITE -> RULEML RULES LITE
From: Harold Boley (boley@informatik.uni-kl.de)
Date: 10/15/03
http://www.daml.org/listarchive/joint-committee/1490.html


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