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Re: BioRDF: URI Best Practices

From: Sean Martin <sjmm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2006 09:55:27 -0400
To: w3c semweb hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OF5E3C8C88.32B3BA29-ON852571B5.004C0ECF-852571B5.004C7CC0@us.ibm.com>
> It seems to me that content negotiation is a pre-semantic web way of 
> handling a bit of semantics. Why not adopt a uniform way of handling 
> these things? You could certainly support content negotiation 
> discovered information by translating it to to the more expressive 
> rdf/owl.
> 

I completely agree with you Alan. We need to be able to conduct far more 
sophisticated content negotiations which take account of type and context 
as well as available formats (which is all we have today).

Kindest regards, Sean
Received on Monday, 24 July 2006 13:55:41 GMT

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