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Re: elqraps and hello

From: ashok malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2008 10:29:54 -0800
Message-ID: <47CEE6A2.6010402@oracle.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
CC: public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org

Hi Dan:
Are you planning to join the XG?
My initial thought -- and this is what the charter says -- is to 
restrict the scope of the XG
to mapping from RDB to RDF and OWL.  Others have suggested broadening the
scope to encompass other data formats.  If you join the group you can 
argue for
what you want.
All the best, Ashok

Dan Brickley wrote:

> Hello, interesting new Incubator group...
> A couple of comments:
> 1. please use the public list for everything. it makes things much  
> more linkable, bloggable, and easier to remember than searching 
> around  in two places to remember where a post is (especially as 
> google.com  doesn't search the Member archive).
> 2. please consider CSV and tab-separated files a nice simple subset 
> of  your problem space, and bear in mind
> the possibility for basic inline-annotation with such files. I call  
> this 'backwards sparql' (aka 'lqraps') and have some more notes and  
> toy example code here:
> http://danbri.org/words/2008/02/29/287
> http://danbri.org/2008/lqraps/lqraps.html
> http://danbri.org/2008/lqraps/
> Thanks!
> Dan
> ps. Ashok might remember 
> http://www.w3.org/TandS/QL/QL98/pp/enabling.html  from QL'98! Doesn't 
> time fly?

All the best, Ashok
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