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Re: e-triples

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 20:35:31 +0100
Message-ID: <4A6A0D03.9060700@openlinksw.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
CC: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Mary Ayers <mary.ayers@onetel.net>, Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>, Leigh Dodds <leigh.dodds@talis.com>
Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Kingsley Idehen<kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
>   
>> Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>>     
>>> On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 12:00 PM, Kingsley Idehen<kidehen@openlinksw.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Danny Ayers wrote:
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> So Kingsley, you know this stuff. OpenLink provides good products. Oh
>>>>> yes.
>>>>>
>>>>> This is so in your scope, dude...ready?
>>>>>
>>>>> plug&play out of the box e-commerce solution.
>>>>>
>>>>> Personally I'd grumble a bit with Martin's modelling, but it is
>>>>> usable. The Good Relations vocab is good enough.
>>>>>
>>>>> Front end a la Amazon, back end triples. Linked triples.
>>>>>
>>>>> Make it so - I reckon it could be a huge earner.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> Danny.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>> Danny,
>>>>
>>>> Wow, you got a bug in our offices?
>>>>
>>>> Linked Open eCommerce (LOC) is coming, not just for OpenLink but for
>>>> everyone.
>>>>
>>>> Of course it's GoodRelations based, of course its going to make
>>>> sophisticated use of the Linked Data Web, and most importantly, it is
>>>> going
>>>> to be darn simple and obvious for end users and developers alike.
>>>>
>>>> Clearly Martin, Aldo, and I haven't put out enough clues :-)  The motto
>>>> is
>>>> simply this: describe what you "want" clearly and/or describe what you
>>>> "offer" clearly, then simply leave the Web to do the REST (i.e., SDQ -
>>>> Serendipitous Discovery of Relevant Things).
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> Let's say I have a list of offers semantically marked up using
>>> GoodRelations.  I like what I see.
>>>
>>> Now I want to buy an item.
>>>
>>> How do I get from LOD to LOC?
>>>
>>>       
>> Apologies for my late response, I've only just seen this post.
>>
>> Answer: you can make a Linked Data mesh from LOD by combining static and
>> dynamically generated Linked Data. Remember those Proxy URIs that our
>> Sponger produces for 30+ Web accessible resource types? Also note, we've
>> been looking up and meshing (sort of constrained Forward Chaining) for quite
>> some time now etc..  We make the linked meshes that provide bridges between
>> What You Want and Who Offers it .
>>     
>
> Yes, I like these spongers, I think they can be very useful for bridging
>
>   
>> Its all about structured data, and the basics of data access: views,
>> lookups, and joins, but at Web Scale.
>>     
>
> Now structured data is great, but how do we work with those businesses
> that have not yet the ability to handle structured REQUESTS
>
> I wonder, would it be an idea to send purchase orders via EMAIL marked
> up in the same RDFa that is used on the form.  So the workflow would
> be something like:
>
> 1. Business makes up page in RDF(a)
> 2. User clicks "Buy" Button (or order, or indication)
> 3. Attempt to send structured data (including product references) to a
> discovered endpoint, if one exists
> 4. If none found, use a bridge to access the an order gateway
> 5. Send an email in stuctured GR RDFa that shows that the customer is
> interested in a product
>
> Businesses can send responses in the same way ... perhaps we can have
> escrow/advertising hubs specialising on this kind of process.
>   
Yes, one of several ways :-)

As you can imagine, there will be lots of dimensions to all of this just 
as we have in real life. The major productivity boost come from that 
fact that its all going to be digital.

Also think about FOAF+SSL and what it brings to the table amongst other 
things.

Kingsley
>   
>> This is one of many commercial value propositions that is 100% Linked Data
>> meme driven.
>>
>> Beyond this point, you'll need to communicate with me in private if you need
>> more details :-)
>>
>>
>> Kingsley
>>     
>>>       
>>>> It's coming!
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> Kingsley Idehen       Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
>>>> President & CEO OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>> --
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Kingsley Idehen       Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
>> President & CEO OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
>>
>>
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>>     
>
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Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	      Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
President & CEO 
OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
Received on Friday, 24 July 2009 19:36:11 UTC

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