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AW: ISSUE-62 (actions in PRD): Which actions should PRD cover [PRD ]

From: Adrian Paschke <adrian.paschke@biotec.tu-dresden.de>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 16:09:15 +0200
To: "'Rule Interchange Format Working Group WG'" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
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Open questions to discuss are, e.g.:

- Do we need/allow multiple asserts / retracts such as (retract ?f1 ?f2)
instead of (retract ?f1) (retract ?f2)?  Should they be considered as
- Introduce a new Modify action or use an atomic "Retract + Assert"? 
- We already use External to define calls to built-ins (possibly including
user-defined built-ins). Do we need a new Execute action instead of reusing
External with e.g. an attribute which distinguishes built-in calls from
possibly side-effect full procedural attachments.


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ISSUE-62 (actions in PRD): Which actions should PRD cover [PRD ]


Raised by: Christian de Sainte Marie
On product: PRD 

- The basic actions in a production rule systems are ASSERT, RETRACT,
- Most implemented PR languages have also the possibility to execute some
sort of externally specified code;
- In the non-normative PRR-OCL section, OMG PRR specifies five actions:
assert, retract, update, assign and invoke.

What are action constructs should we specify in PRD?
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