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Re: "PICS 1.x Changes to support digital libraries (& signatures)"

From: Simon Spero <ses@unc.edu>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 15:51:03 -0400
Message-ID: <CADE8KM75jr1kbLwh14B_y39B-bXTx1dohdzKJwxe2abce++b5w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Eric Miller <em@zepheira.com>, public-lld <public-lld@w3.org>
Notice how PICS was sexpr based, and had provenance and higher arity
predicates.

Simon
On Aug 31, 2011 3:34 PM, "Dan Brickley" <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:
> I have a growing interest in Web history, and periodically stumble
> across interesting old docs from the '90s.
>
> Here's today's: http://www.w3.org/PICS/970113/DigiLib/pics970113.htm
>
> It introduces some requirements from the Dublin Core community to
> W3C's PICS effort. This PICS-NG was later rebranded 'RDF'.
>
> I found this after reading the nice writeup at
>
http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/home/891826-264/how_the_w3c_has_come.html.csp
> and dug for evidence that W3C has always loved linked library data.
>
> Copying Eric Miller and Ralph Swick, who are old enough to remember
> when SPARQL servers were called "label Bureau"...
>
> cheers,
>
> Dan
>
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