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Re: RDF 2 Wishlist

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Nov 2009 20:10:51 +0100
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0911011110n1afbd822j58b126b9801719c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
2009/11/1 Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>:
> So, what should W3C standardize next in the area of RDF, if anything?

Turtle syntax.

> OWL 2 added a bunch of stuff to OWL that users wanted and implementors
> were willing to tackle.  Are there things like that around RDF?
> My own answer is in a recent blog post:
>     http://decentralyze.com/2009/10/30/rdf-2-wishlist/
> What's yours?
> Two quick caveats:
>   * W3C takes backward compatibility very seriously.  If you're
>     proposing something that doesn't have a solid migration story,
>     please call it something else, something that doesn't look like
>     it's taking over from RDF.  Serious proposals should allow
>     existing data-consumer and data-producer systems to keep working,
>     with only gentle pressure for upgrading as people want to
>     interoperate with the new features.
>   * While public input (like this) is welcome, and good for laying
>     out the options, to actually have a seat at the table in deciding
>     what W3C does next, an organization has to join W3C and help pay
>     the bills.  See http://www.w3.org/Consortium/membership for
>     details.  Argue facts and designs here, but priorities there.
> Thanks.
>    -- Sandro (W3C staff contact for RIF, OWL, SPARQL, eGov)

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