OWLlink Extension:
Retraction HTTP/XML Binding

Working Draft October 2008

This version:
Latest version:
Thorsten Liebig, Ulm University
Olaf Noppens, Ulm University
Marko Luther, DOCOMO Euro-Labs Munich


OWLlink provides a declarative interface for – among other things – asserting OWL axioms to a Knowledge Base (KB) of an OWL reasoner. This OWLlink extension adds the ability to retract previously asserted axioms from KBs. This document describes the accompanying HTTP/XML Binding of this extension.

Status of this Document

May Be Superseded

This version of the OWLlink structural specification refers to the public OWL 2 working draft as of April 11th 2008 (http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-owl2-syntax-20080411/) and will soon be superseded by an updated specification in order to align with the latest OWL 2 working draft or recommendation.

Please Comment

The OWLlink Working Group seeks public feedback on these Working Drafts. Please send your comments to public-comments@owllink.org or post to the public discussion forum at http://www.owllink.org/forum/.

This extension is being published as one of a set of 2 documents:

  1. Retraction Structural Specification
  2. Retraction HTTP/XML Binding (this document)

1 HTTP XML Binding

The HTTP XML binding of this extension follows the guidelines [
OWLlink HTTP/XML Binding] and consists of the following two documents:

2 References

[OWLlink HTTP/XML Binding]
OWLlink: HTTP/XML Binding. Sean Bechhofer, Thorsten Liebig, Marko Luther, Olaf Noppens. Working Draft, October 2008. http://www.owllink.org/owllink-httpxml-20081001/