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RE: Relevant technology -- DVRQ?

From: Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 09:25:12 -0400
Message-ID: <52E301F960B30049ADEFBCCF1CCAEF590C499DBE@OAEXCH4SERVER.oa.oclc.org>
To: "Ed Summers" <ehs@pobox.com>, "public-xg-lld" <public-xg-lld@w3.org>, "public-lld" <public-lld@w3.org>
Those are great additions. Thanks Ed.

I know I should get involved with Grail open-source development to help
upgrade their default scaffold to produce Linked Data, but I probably
won't find the time. :-(

Jeff

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-lld-request@w3.org [mailto:public-lld-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Ed Summers
> Sent: Friday, April 29, 2011 8:48 AM
> To: public-xg-lld; public-lld
> Subject: Re: Relevant technology -- DVRQ?
> 
> Based on that conversation we had in the last telecon I added a
> section for Web Application Frameworks and Content Management Systems
> to the Draft Relevant Technologies wiki page [1].
> 
> Comments, feedback and edits welcome :-)
> 
> //Ed
> 
> [1]
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Draft_Relevant_Technologies
> 
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 11:21 AM, Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org>
> wrote:
> > During the call and again below, Ed mentioned an "ah-ha" moment when
> he
> > realized Web scaffolding frameworks like Rails, Drupal, DJango, etc.
> > could be used to publish Linked Data. I had a similar "ah-ha" moment
> > (Grails in my case). At least in the case of Grails, the domain
model
> is
> > implemented directly using object-oriented programming classes, and
> the
> > Web create, read, update, and delete (CRUD) functions are supplied
> > automatically by a model-neutral controller "scaffold". Out-of-the-
> box,
> > Grails automatically maps these object-oriented classes to a
> relational
> > database, but there are abstractions in the framework for other
types
> of
> > physical stores. Also, in the case of Grails at least, this
> > domain-neutral scaffold can be tweaked to automatically support
> Linked
> > Data URIs and the production of RDF as well as an ontology. I would
> be
> > happy to turn over my experiments if someone wants a closer look.
> >
> > Ultimately, though, I got frustrated with this type of solution
> because
> > it requires a programmer to implement what should possible to
achieve
> in
> > the hands of a domain-expert directly. D2RQ seems like a much more
> > promising solution in this regard, although I will admit there are
> still
> > gaps to fill to catch up with the create, update, and delete
features
> of
> > scaffolding frameworks.
> >
> > Jeff
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: public-xg-lld-request@w3.org [mailto:public-xg-lld-
> >> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Ed Summers
> >> Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2011 6:20 AM
> >> To: Antoine Isaac
> >> Cc: public-xg-lld
> >> Subject: Re: Relevant technology -- DVRQ?
> >>
> >> Hi Antoine,
> >>
> >> I think Jeff was talking about the d2r server [1], which has a
> >> framework component called d2rq? In the cold light of day I'm still
> >> wondering if it might be worthwhile for the Relevant Technologies
> >> section [2] to mention how web frameworks (rails, drupal, django,
> etc)
> >> and also RDFa are low barrier options for publishing Linked Data.
> >>
> >> //Ed
> >>
> >> [1] http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/bizer/d2r-server/
> >> [2]
> >>
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Draft_Relevant_Technologies
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> 
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