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RE: Scope

From: Seaborne, Andy <Andy_Seaborne@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 14:52:50 -0000
Message-ID: <5E13A1874524D411A876006008CD059F24E5F8@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Geoff Chappell'" <geoff@sover.net>, "Seaborne, Andy" <Andy_Seaborne@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "Libby Miller (E-mail)" <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: www-rdf-rules@w3.org
I'm not up to speed on RuleML but it does seem like a starting point to
consider.   Would someone like to comment here?  How would it describe
getting back a set of results?  If could do a DTD/Schema within that
framework or reuse one existing one the it would minimise the work needed.

So the suggestions so far are for:
1 - use case/requirements
2 - looking at work to reuse.


-----Original Message-----
From: Geoff Chappell [mailto:geoff@sover.net]
Sent: 20 November 2001 11:23
To: Seaborne, Andy; Libby Miller (E-mail)
Cc: www-rdf-rules@w3.org
Subject: RE: Scope

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-rdf-rules-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-rdf-rules-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Seaborne, Andy
> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2001 6:59 AM
> To: 'Geoff Chappell'; Libby Miller (E-mail)
> Cc: www-rdf-rules@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Scope
> Geoff,
> I think you have touched on a significant point about the query
> abilities of
> different systems.  I was thinking that defining a level of operations
> around query, not assert or retract, is the more useful.
> To me, it is better to have something simple "soon" because it helps
> application developers.  One way of starting might be to get some
> short use
> cases.  This helps us all get on the same page.
> I'm with you on the interchange format, rather than a single
> syntax.  I can
> see that different syntaxes for the same language can be useful for
> different application domains.  An RDF/XML syntax might not be the most
> readable :-) but is good for a SOAP service.

Any work that could be reused here? could, for example, ruleml be used to
specify a query? i.e. by specifiying a rule that implied the query result?
or some other existing format that's suitable? it would be nice to avoid
re-inventing something...

> 	Andy

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