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Re: thoughts and some refs about AFS-2 UC

From: Alberto Reggiori <alberto@asemantics.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 09:57:54 +0100
Message-Id: <82B5EB90-7983-11D8-8689-0003939CA324@asemantics.com>
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

On Mar 19, 2004, at 8:57 AM, Patrick Stickler wrote:

> On Mar 18, 2004, at 18:30, ext Alberto Reggiori wrote:
>> ... To tackle the provenance aspect/problem instead, I would expect 
>> such systems to explicitly flag/annotate their CBDs with some 
>> authoritative information about the source providing the the answer. 
>> Even so, it is not clear to me how today solutions like Joseki/URIQA 
>> solves this problem though.
>> Any thoughts about this?
> Jeremy Carroll, Chris Bizer, Pat Hayes, and I have been working on an 
> approach
> to address such issues -- concerning named graphs, signatures, and 
> authentication.
> We are working to get a paper completed.


> To properly address such concerns, you have to (in our opinion) add a 
> little bit
> of extra machinery and augment the RDF MT -- so given the presumption 
> that what
> the DAWG comes up with should sync with the latest RDF/OWL specs, that 
> could put
> it out of scope.

well - not sure - perhaps need to discuss this once we have got a 
clearer picture of the story here - I would rather need instead such a 
feature :-)

provenance/attributions seem to be a key aspect to consider for the 
success of the whole RDF and associated query languages stuff - anybody 
else agree on this?

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