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Re: data integration - how to make a portal

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2007 21:16:38 -0400
Message-ID: <46A2AFF6.8040606@openlinksw.com>
To: Danny Ayers <Danny.Ayers@talis.com>
CC: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Leo Sauermann <leo.sauermann@dfki.de>, W3C SWEO IG <public-sweo-ig@w3.org>

Danny Ayers wrote:
> Hi Kingsley, 
>
>   
>> We already have RDF that is SPARQL accessible. The SPARQL 
>> Protocol allows us to do whatever with the results (including 
>> XSLT post-processing). The port remains a post processing of 
>> SPARQL results task. It isn't more than that.
>>     
>
> Ok, sure. But that task still needs doing. Ok, it would mean some
> redundancy, but would there actually be any harm in mirroring the store
> contents into Longwell which already has the facetted front end? The
> only SPARQL needed would be:
> CONSTRUCT ?s ?p ?o WHERE { ?s ?p ?o } :-)
>   
> In other words it would mean having one subsystem for information
> gathering, another for presentation. It wouldn't by any means rule out
> alternate presentation layers in future, but just seems to me like a
> low-effort way of getting something reasonably attractive running live
> at low effort, very quickly.
>
>   
I am not convinced that Longwell will deliver the ease of production you 
espouse re. this portal effort. That said, I am extremely willing to be 
convinced otherwise, by seeing it accelerate the portal effort :-)

Kingsley
> Cheers,
> Danny.
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