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Re: UDDI and semantics

From: Paul Denning <pauld@mitre.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 16:14:57 -0500
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At 01:08 PM 2003-11-19, Paul Denning wrote:

>At 09:54 PM 2003-11-18, Max Voskob wrote:
>>Your comments and ideas are very welcome.
>I will speculate that you will meet resistance to the rdfBag idea as it 
>will make UDDI servers more complex to implement.
>Lacking the rdfBag, you can now use a categoryBag to point to an RDF or 
>OWL file.  You would need a taxonomy tModel, unchecked, where the keyValue 
>is the URI of the RDF or OWL info.
>This seems more in keeping with the way things seem to work with UDDI 
>where it points to things outside of UDDI for details.
>This would imply that some engine would look though UDDI for all such use 
>of this "taxonomy" in a categoryBag, follow the keyValue to retrieve and 
>index the RDF/OWL, and provide a query and subscription/notification service.

I created the taxonomy tModel in UBR [1] that I suggested above.

[2] is a DAML-S description of a Housing Agent service, then (using [1]) a 
UDDI categoryBag would look like this:

keyName="Housing Agent" 
keyValue="http://www.daml.ri.cmu.edu/ont/TaskModeler/HousingAgent.daml" />

[2] http://www.daml.ri.cmu.edu/ont/TaskModeler/HousingAgent.daml

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