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RE: [BioRDF] Meeting Notes Feb 27, 2006

From: Mork, Peter D.S. <pmork@mitre.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2006 07:10:13 -0500
Message-ID: <224FBC6B814DBD4E9B9E293BE33A10DCAAE7EA@IMCSRV5.MITRE.ORG>
To: "Eric Jain" <Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch>, "public-semweb-lifesci" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>

>I'm not too optimistic about technologies such as XSLT, except perhaps
for
>trivial cases; my feeling is that most (bioinformatics) databases have
data
>models that are such that nothing but a full blown programming
language
>will do. (And a lot of manual clean up work may be required in
addition.)
>

Agreed, hence the necessity of XQuery for translating from XML into
RDF.  This approach worked quite well for us when investigating a
peer-to-peer version of the BioMediator data integration system.

Peter
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