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Re: strawman draft of "RDF Data Layers and Datasets"

From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 09:53:07 -0400
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <6AA878BC-3B7F-42AA-95FB-D28F3656B815@3roundstones.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>

On May 2, 2012, at 16:32, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> On 5/2/12 4:16 PM, David Wood wrote:
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>> On May 2, 2012, at 3:50 PM, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:
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>>> On Wednesday, 2 May 2012, Pat Hayes wrote:
>>> So, trying to keep to the intuition of a bundle of things bound together, how about "page" ?
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>>> This has the obvious connection to 'web page', which invokes the whole http-get world: people are used to the metaphor that takes us from a sheet of paper in a book to a dynamic website that can be cached, etc.., so we can rely on this intuition shift again here. If we want to be more distinctive, we can call them RDF pages and treat 'page' as a contraction.
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>>> Tempting, and I'd be happy to hear 'Web page' mentioned too. But can you take it for a test-drive....? Maybe try a few sentences that use it?
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>> The problem will be that you will need to define an RDF page in relation to a Web page.  I suspect it will get awkward just where Sandro mentioned after today's telecon: An RDF page may be created from parsing a Web page.  
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> Assuming a 'Web Page' == rendered (X)HTML resource to most. You can differentiate by equating a 'Web Page' to blank paper while a 'Web Sheet' is a like graph paper. Then triples or quads simply reflect number of cells. You can even go further by connecting to other sheets via cells that hold de-referencable URI based values etc.. 

Yeah, that's not bad.

Regards,
Dave



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