Is there no path by which CL can be brought into the fold of Semantic Web
technologies? Is there a document that can describe the advantages,
disadvantages of rdf/owl/cl? Who would champion it through the W3C process? (01)
On Jun 22, 2013, at 12:31 AM, John F Sowa <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: (03)
> On 6/21/2013 8:27 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> if it's possible for you to reflect the fact that RDF's abstract syntax
>> is distinct from concrete syntaxes used for encoding and serialization
>> of data in various formats associated with RDF.
> Of course. And the abstract syntax for Common Logic is a *superset*
> of the abstract syntax of RDF. Please remember that Pat Hayes and
> R. V. Guha collaborated to define the LBase semantics for RDF. It's
> also available from the W3C -- http://www.w3.org/TR/lbase/ -- and
> it happens to be a subset of the Common Logic model theory.
> Hayes and Guha were following the original DAML proposal by Tim B-L
> in 2000, which included SWeLL (Semantic Web Logic Language) as a
> highly *expressive* superset of propositional logic, first-order
> logic, and higher-order logic. Those *requirements* were not met
> by the DAML final report (2005), but they were adopted for the ISO
> standard for Common Logic.
> Unfortunately, Tim was trying to be democratic, and he allowed
> the DL gang to use their misguided slogan of "decidability" to cast
> fear and doubt among the W3C voters who knew nothing about logic.
> So they voted against LBase and in favor of the OWL subset, which
> did not and could not respond to the requirements.
> For a DARPA project that was accepted and funded, the developers are
> required to implement what they proposed. By those criteria, the
> results of the final DARPA report were a *failure*. Please compare
> the DAML proposal (2000) to the DAML final report (2005):
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