by Charles Young
In This Chapter
The structure and definition of production rules is deceptively simple. In reality, rule development can be challenging. This chapter explores the foundations of the technology and its processing model. It equips developers with the knowledge needed to understand how to exploit the rule engine. It investigates the strengths and weaknesses of the rule-processing approach and explains various behaviors of the engine.
Microsoft’s engine supports facts encoded as Extensible Markup Language (XML) nodes, ...