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SWSL-Rules is a rule-based language, which can be used both as a specification and an implementation language for Semantic Web Services. SWSL-Rules is based on F-logic, HiLog, and Courteous Logic Programming.

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This language incorporates many of the features that are deemed necessary for a RIF language. These include full Horn support, frames, higher-orderness, defaults.

Impact on Design

SWSL-Rules provides an example of a language design that incorporates many features that are important to RIF.

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RIFWG contacts: HaroldBoley, BenjaminGrosof, MichaelKifer, SaidTabet.