Re: Start discussion

On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 5:56 AM, Juan Sequeda <> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 11:49 PM, Ezzat, Ahmed <> wrote:
>> Hi Juan,
>> We have tasks for the use case.  I agree that I do not see enough
>> discussion on the distribution list. It was agreed on we need the use case
>> completed before diving deeper in the mapping language. This Tuesday let us
>> discuss what is left on the use case. Our highest priority is to finalize
>> what the team will be delivering sometime in April - higher priority than
>> the semantics of the language.
> Great to know. I agree that we should get the use cases out the door asap.
> I'm trying to do my share :)
>> I agree for using Datalog in expressing the semantics of the mapping
>> language; we should discuss that in the group. If I remember correctly, Andy
>> Seaborne used Datalog in expressing the semantics of some SPARQL language
>> constructs in the SPARQL WG...
> +1
>> Lee, Independent of which approach you use, you need to validate the
>> semantics of the mew language.  Advantage of Datalog, as it is based on
>> logic, it is more expressive than relational algebra. Below is few pages
>> about Datalog.
> Great set of slides. I honestly think that using datalog to define the
> semantics should easy and we have a great team to get it done :)

Yes, great set of slides. I also think that datalog is the right
choice (and that we have a great team to get the work done :)



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