Response to PasH1

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Thanks for the comments, Pascal.

While the RIF WG has no specific plans to create new dialects, we do seek "implementations" of FLD in the form of new dialect definitions that use it. Hopefully you can contribute something.

-The RIF WG

Pascal Hitzler wrote:
> I'm extremely happy that, with RIF, a W3C recommendation for rules is 
> forthcoming, and I believe that this is an important step in reconciling 
> rules and ontologies for the Semantic Web. In particular, I think this 
> will help advance recent proposals for rules+OWL (see e.g. the 
> references below - we intend to work on corresponding RIF dialects) and 
> thus help shape the Semantic Web community.
> 
> We also included RIF in our textbook
> 
> Pascal Hitzler, Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Rudolph
> Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies.
> Textbooks in Computing, Chapman and Hall/CRC Press, 2009.
> http://www.semantic-web-book.org/wiki/FOST
> 
> Pascal Hitzler.
> 
> 
> Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Rudolph, Pascal Hitzler, Description Logic 
> Rules. In: Malik Ghallab, Constantine D. Spyropoulos, Nikos Fakotakis, 
> Nikos Avouris (eds.), Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on 
> Artificial Intelligence, ECAI2008, Patras, Greece, July 2008. IOS Press, 
> 2008, pp. 80-84.
> 
> Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Rudolph, Pascal Hitzler, ELP: Tractable Rules 
> for OWL 2. In: Amit Sheth, Steffen Staab, Mike Dean, Massimo Paolucci, 
> Diana Maynard, Timothy Finin, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan (eds.), The 
> Semantic Web - ISWC 2008, 7th International Semantic Web Conference. 
> Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol. 5318, 2008, pp. 649-664.
> 
> Matthias Knorr, Jose Julio Alferes, Pascal Hitzler, A Coherent 
> Well-founded model for Hybrid MKNF knowledge bases. In: Malik Ghallab, 
> Constantine D. Spyropoulos, Nikos Fakotakis, Nikos Avouris (eds.), 
> Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 
> ECAI2008, Patras, Greece, July 2008. IOS Press, 2008, pp. 99-103.