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From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 21:46:42 -0400
Message-ID: <5063B002.8080000@openlinksw.com>
To: public-webid@w3.org, Ben Laurie <benl@google.com>
On 9/26/12 6:43 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> This is true, and is one reason it is hard to simulate capabilities 
>> using URIs.
>
>
> How do you arrive at these conclusions? If you don't mind, have you 
> taken a look at the Linked Data meme and what its about? How URIs 
> resolve to structured data etc. Basically, you can denote anything 
> entity using a URI. Even better is you take advantage of an HTTP URI 
> since you have the power of indirection in play such that a denotation 
> resolves to representation. A URI becomes an extremely powerful data 
> source name that enables you work wonders with structured data. You 
> can simulate all kinds of capabilities via URIs, the only limits are:
>
> 1. our imagination
> 2. our willingness to look at what Linked Data is really about -- 
> forget any distracting political wars from the past, it's 2012, let 
> start afresh re. AWWW and its capabilities. 
Typo fixed and edited edition:

How do you arrive at these conclusions? If you don't mind me asking, 
have you taken a look at the Linked Data meme [1] and what its about? 
How URIs resolve to structured data etc. Basically, you can denote any 
entity using a URI. Even better if you take advantage of an HTTP URI, 
which brings the power of indirection in play such that a URI based 
denotation resolves to representation of its referent.

Linked Data is about URIs (cost-effectively HTTP URIs) as extremely 
powerful data source names that enable you work wonders with structured 
data, at Web-scale.. You can simulate all kinds of capabilities via 
URIs, the only limits are:

1. imagination
2. willingness to objectively explore what Linked Data is really about 
-- forget any distracting political wars from the past, it's 2012, let's 
start afresh re. AWWW capabilities beyond the basic Web of documents.

Links:

1. http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html -- original Linked 
Data meme .

-- 

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