Re: rules timelines and deliverables; can't be on call today

From: Stefan Decker (
Date: 01/28/03

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    At 05:50 AM 1/28/2003, Benjamin Grosof wrote:
    >Hi folks,
    >1. Apologies, I can't be on the telecon today -- am teaching this week a 
    >special course on Semantic Web (we have short courses in January at 
    >MIT).  I'll be on next week.
    >2. Wrt rules timelines and deliverables:
    >Several folks (led so far especially by myself, Harold Boley, Said 
    >Tabet)  under umbrella of the RuleML Initiative are already planning to do 
    >a first draft of a W3C Note in the next month or two.  It would be good to 
    >coordinate this effort with the Joint Commmittee, e.g., have a quick 
    >second draft be done under its auspices and with many more of its participants.
    I think it would be great if we can coordinate efforts with Rule ML.
    However, I still think the DAML Joint committee should get started - we are 
    a long
    way off towards a specification, and efforts can be coordinated as we proceed.
    >Use cases existing for RuleML from my own work also include:
    >e-contracting -- a number
    >trust management authorization, e.g., for medical records access
    >e-tailing, e.g., books
    >credit worthiness
    >Prof. Benjamin Grosof
    >Web Technologies for E-Commerce, Business Policies, E-Contracting, Rules, 
    >XML, Agents, Semantic Web Services
    >MIT Sloan School of Management, Information Technology group
    > or

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