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

From: Stephen Reed <reed@cyc.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 12:32:18 -0600 (CST)
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@isr.umd.edu>
Cc: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Mike Dean <mdean@bbn.com>, <www-rdf-rules@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0311251229250.6921-100000@crapgame.cyc.com>

On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Bijan Parsia wrote:

> OWL Rules has some nice logical (it's just a larger subset of FOL) and 
> pragmatic (it lets you reuse your hard won OWL expertise) features.
> 
> Of course, given the increasing recognition that Deduction is Evil(tm) 
> or, at least, that Deduction is Silly and Pointless(r), the former 
> properties might not be so nice.

Please elaborate your last point.

-Steve

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