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Re: Lucky for us.

From: Paola Di Maio <paola.dimaio@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:16:43 +0800
Message-ID: <CAMXe=Sqkk119Qvm=kvFgZYwYJ+nXHqQJ2RwByhG1QvKYMVNJAw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Cc: "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Gannon

thank you, very nice usable interface for this datasets

if posible/relevat Please explain to the laypeople where is RDF/semantic
capability in this data, and what
functionality is delivered that would not be delivered by storing the data
in any old database or file system

P


On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 6:32 AM, Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com> wrote:

> It seems we became a Community just in time to avoid being people
> interested in the inner workings of government.  Thanks W3C. Now, if we can
> just manage to avoid displaying any form of "Intelligence" ...
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> The Semantic Web bears more than a little responsibility for that parsing
> of "Intelligence Community" by suggesting that meta data is immortal and
> expansive. Versions of applications give this impression, but the truth is,
> for most data supplied by governments, the data base has changed very
> little from last year's version.
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> Coverage for an app is not the same thing as "full" coverage of a name
> space because meta data does not disappear from the data base and
> automatically reinsert itself at a later time. Yes it does, the Semantic
> Web said so ... no it didn't, and it doesn't.
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> This data base (downloadable) doesn't argue that silly point.  I hope it
> helps. Comments welcome.
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> http://www.rustprivacy.org/faca/view/
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> --Gannon
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