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RE: Streaming OWL Parsers

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 17:43:10 -0600
To: Peter Crowther <Peter.Crowther@networkinference.com>
Cc: WebOnt WG <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Message-id: <1045266189.8908.272.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Fri, 2003-02-14 at 17:08, Peter Crowther wrote:
[...]
> This particular customer wanted to give us OWL/RDF dumps with multiple
> tens of millions of concepts, exported in arbitrary order.
> 
> We can stream OWL/XML,

Ah... well, that's worth noting.

Perhaps we should
  (1) accept an issue re streaming
  (2) resolve to postpone it
  (3) note that the OWL/XML presentation
	syntax addresses the issue, to some extent.

Did OWL/XML go out in our recent pubs, by the way?
Hmm... not yet... and it doesn't seem to be
in the reference editor's draft.
http://www.daml.org/2002/06/webont/owl-ref-proposed
<- http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/WebOnt/

>  but not OWL/RDF, due to this annoying problem
> that the triples describing a single concept nested to an arbitrary
> depth may appear in an arbitrary order.  We cannot find any way round
> this given the (intentional) limitations of RDF.  Unfortunately, Sean, I
> think you're out of luck.
> 
> 		- Peter
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