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Re: Managing Co-reference (Was: A Semantic Elephant?)

From: Kendall Grant Clark <kendall@clarkparsia.com>
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 16:35:18 -0400
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To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Message-Id: <1210796154-sup-6961@k-desktop.int.clarkparsia.com>

Excerpts from Kingsley Idehen's message of Wed May 14 16:08:39 -0400 2008:

> Okay, the JDBC bit is good, and we can easily test Owlgres against 
> Virtuoso JDBC.  But of course, we end up with the obvious question: Why 
> are we using JDBC to talk to a DBMS engine equipped with a Quad Store? 

I don't know, Kingsley, why are you doing that? We're *not* doing that
presently, so it's not a super interesting question for *us*. YMMV.

> We've been through this re. recent work relating to new Model Providers 
> for Sesame, Jena, and Redland (all of which offer SQL DBMS and Graph 
> Model persistence  APIs).

Okay, I guess I'm just not clever enough to realize what anything you all have
been doing with those systems has anything to do with what we're doing?

>  I am trying to determine if  we've ended up with  two things that are 
> artificially disconnected :-)

Only under a robust, extensive set of assumptions that I guarantee "we" do not
share. :>

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