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Re: Web Rule Language - WRL vs SWRL

From: Charlie Abela <charles.abela@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 20:16:36 +0200
Message-ID: <5908cca0050623111648943898@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-rdf-rules@w3.org
This is quite an interesting thread though I also suggest that people take a 
look at the interesting work that the REWERSE guys are doing in relation to 
SW rule languages.



Hi Jim --

At 11:07 PM 6/22/2005 -0400, you wrote:
>I spent many years of my career arguing against DL and doing scruffy AI - 
>yet here I am defending OWL - why?  because the design time and fights 
>over the details of a number of use cases ended up creating something 
>pretty damn useful -- both in the OWL DL space and in the OWL Full space 
>-- so somehow the process worked...

You make a good point.  A lot of the practical work on SW rules (e.g. 
jena), and on related SQL-flavored langages, is still more scruffy than 
neat.  A recent attempt to neatify some of it is at


Cheers,   -- Adrian

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