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disjunction vs. inference

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2004 08:18:29 -0400
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040413121828.GE6186@w3.org>

I note that whenever someone proposes a use case that leans on
disjunction, people say "you can solve that with this OWL ...". In
doing so, they are assuming the ability to express a premise and
assuming that the query engine suppors at least OWL inferencing.

The former (premise) may be taken to be a requirement of DAWG-QL.
Dependence on inference is specifically out of scope. If we use
inference to solve certain use cases, how can we say that it is
a DAWG use case?

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