The purpose of this page is to list and discuss all the issues, small and large, that need be resolved before BLD can go on last call.
The seed for this list is the list of open issues.
RESOLVED: Publish RDF&OWL document as Last Call.
RESOLVED: Publish BLD document as Last Call.
- Overview and roadmap of RIF document.
- A guide to the different RIF documents
Semantic Web compatibility
RIF must cover RDF: ISSUE-14 (CLOSED)
RIF must cover OWL: ISSUE-15 (CLOSED)
What is the relationship between OWL and RIF Core: ISSUE-24 (CLOSED)
Whether to consider annotation properties in OWL DL: ISSUE-53 (CLOSED)
Specification of entailment regimes in RDF and OWL for combinations: ISSUE-52 (CLOSED)
What level of DL-safeness is required in combinations with OWL-DL: ISSUE-54 (CLOSED)
Hierarchy of profiles ISSUE-60 (CLOSED)
Metadata, Identification and Comments
Rule and ruleset identification and Syntax for metadata: ISSUE-51 (CLOSED)
Embedded comments: ISSUE-58 (CLOSED)
Survivability of metadata and comments: ISSUE-59 (CLOSED)
Reference to external resources/specifications
RIF should support external calls (e.g., to query processors): ISSUE-16 (CLOSED)
Interoperation with Object-Oriented XML (using XML Schema, like JAXB): ISSUE-37 (NOT CP)
Interoperation with Arbitrary XML (like SAX/DOM): ISSUE-38 (NOT CP)
Modules in RIF: ISSUE-46 (NOT CP)
Profiles in the RIF Core: ISSUE-29 (NOT CP)
Specification of data sources in RIF: ISSUE-33 (NOT CP)
RIF should support import or inclusion of rulesets: ISSUE-39 (NOT CP)
extensibility of datatype support: ISSUE-34 (CLOSED)
Naming in RIF-BLD EBNF and XML syntax: ISSUE-49 (CLOSED)
Shortcuts in presentation syntax: ISSUE-56 (CLOSED)
XML syntax extensibility mechanism: ISSUE-57 (NOT CP)
Full-Striped XML syntax or not: ISSUE-55 (CLOSED)
External Comments to Address
DanC on predicate arity (DONE) http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rif-comments/2008May/0001.html
Tabled proposed resolutions and stuff
- Presentation syntax for metadata
- Action 485 - Add AT RISK editor's note in BLD explaining that the IRI identifying rif:text might change. [on Harold Boley - due 2008-06-02].
- RESOLVED: RIF will use rif:ordered="yes". This item will be marked "at risk", saying the name and XML details on this bit may change.
- Equality in the head
- strictness part of BLD conformance clause