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Re: Relevant technology -- DVRQ?

From: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 08:48:08 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=enXaqK=f+Y=0pHG71gj4m=OyHyA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>, public-lld <public-lld@w3.org>
Based on that conversation we had in the last telecon I added a
section for Web Application Frameworks and Content Management Systems
to the Draft Relevant Technologies wiki page [1].

Comments, feedback and edits welcome :-)


[1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Draft_Relevant_Technologies

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 11:21 AM, Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org> wrote:
> During the call and again below, Ed mentioned an "ah-ha" moment when he
> realized Web scaffolding frameworks like Rails, Drupal, DJango, etc.
> could be used to publish Linked Data. I had a similar "ah-ha" moment
> (Grails in my case). At least in the case of Grails, the domain model is
> implemented directly using object-oriented programming classes, and the
> Web create, read, update, and delete (CRUD) functions are supplied
> automatically by a model-neutral controller "scaffold". Out-of-the-box,
> Grails automatically maps these object-oriented classes to a relational
> database, but there are abstractions in the framework for other types of
> physical stores. Also, in the case of Grails at least, this
> domain-neutral scaffold can be tweaked to automatically support Linked
> Data URIs and the production of RDF as well as an ontology. I would be
> happy to turn over my experiments if someone wants a closer look.
> Ultimately, though, I got frustrated with this type of solution because
> it requires a programmer to implement what should possible to achieve in
> the hands of a domain-expert directly. D2RQ seems like a much more
> promising solution in this regard, although I will admit there are still
> gaps to fill to catch up with the create, update, and delete features of
> scaffolding frameworks.
> Jeff
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-xg-lld-request@w3.org [mailto:public-xg-lld-
>> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Ed Summers
>> Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2011 6:20 AM
>> To: Antoine Isaac
>> Cc: public-xg-lld
>> Subject: Re: Relevant technology -- DVRQ?
>> Hi Antoine,
>> I think Jeff was talking about the d2r server [1], which has a
>> framework component called d2rq? In the cold light of day I'm still
>> wondering if it might be worthwhile for the Relevant Technologies
>> section [2] to mention how web frameworks (rails, drupal, django, etc)
>> and also RDFa are low barrier options for publishing Linked Data.
>> //Ed
>> [1] http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/bizer/d2r-server/
>> [2]
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Draft_Relevant_Technologies
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