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[protege-owl] API's

Timothy Redmond tredmond at stanford.edu
Sat Jan 2 17:07:04 PST 2010


Anthony McCallum wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have a quick question.  What exactly is the difference between the 
> OWL API and the Protege-OWL API?
The Protege (3) OWL API is an older API with a long history.  It was 
started while the (DAML) standard was at a fairly early stage and is 
warped a bit from the attempt to get an OWL API to work on top of 
frames.  The primary motivation for using this API is that you might 
need some features that come with Protege 3 that you would not be able 
to access with the Manchester OWL API.

The Manchester OWL API is a more recent api which is very elegantly 
written and is based closely on standards.  I think that this is an 
excellent OWL API because the coding is done at the level abstraction of 
the OWL specification.  The Manchester OWL api is what is used by Protege 4.

-TImothy


>
> Thanks,
> Anthony
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