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Re: About computer-optimized RDF format.

From: Richard Newman <rnewman@twinql.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 08:23:26 -0700
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C0DBC26F-F7F8-4356-8C74-15C2D46E03E5@twinql.com>
To: Olivier Rossel <olivier.rossel@gmail.com>
> Try n-triples first.
>
> Then try gzipping it ;)

I concur.

AllegroGraph, to take an example, can load from gzipped N-Triples  
almost as fast as from expanded N-Triples, and I've seen fantastic  
levels of compression (90%+).

It would take a really special format to beat existing techniques.

-R

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