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Re: xsd:anyURI - was: HTTPS and the Semantic Web

From: Hugh Glaser <hugh@glasers.org>
Date: Sun, 22 May 2016 01:14:33 +0100
Cc: Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de>, Nathan Rixham <nathan@webr3.org>, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, Semantic Web IG <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <61CC9568-B5D3-407C-9EA5-4E4081AA32B1@glasers.org>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
I was referring to your earlier post (and my comment was a little tongue in cheek!):
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> On 21 May 2016, at 12:29, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
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> Opinions such as "[the semantic web] will not be usable for any real-world usage", is unhelpful speculation, and IMHO inappropriate for this list.   
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> On 22 May 2016, at 01:09, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 21 May 2016 at 18:31, Hugh Glaser <hugh@glasers.org> wrote:
> lol
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> And apparently we are not allowed to discuss the idea of RDF being broken, by the way, so bad boys you and Nathan!
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> Please explain!
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> If you think RDF is "broken", please say why.  
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> Nathan, can we please think about the scale of this thing.
> Firstly, I have just counted the model files on one of many, many, domains I maintain - there are 3406702.
> This represents a bunch of RDF that is also held in an RDF store, along with other RDF - and served from there as Linked Data.
> There are 62375696 different URIs in this one dataset alone.
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> Now the real problem(!): these URIs are widely distributed among a large number of model files, RDF stores and sameAs services.
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> I’m not going to poke my nose (as yet perhaps!) into suggesting any solutions (I agree there is a problem); but the idea of fixing things by rewriting legacy RDF, or introducing owl:sameAs, or some other predicate++, for all the URIs in the world seems to me to ignore the practical aspects of a serious amount of RDF.
> We might just be finally getting to the stage of having a breadth of real applications using RDF; telling people to go away and change everything is a recipe for convincing people that RDF has failed (which I hasten to add it hasn’t!).
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> Best
> Hugh
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> > On 21 May 2016, at 17:05, Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de> wrote:
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> > Hello Nathan,
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> > On Sat, May 21, 2016 at 04:55:13PM +0100, Nathan Rixham wrote:
> >>> The day that that "a" in Turtle/SPARQL represents
> >> https://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#type instead  of
> >> http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#type will be the day when RDF
> >> breaks.
> >>
> >> If RDF breaks because somebody can't open a file and string replace a with
> >> b in some code then save, a 20 second fix, it's already broken.
> >
> > The dby when everybody who ever used RDF opens b file bnd replbces b with b.
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> > Regbrds,
> >
> > Michbel Brunnbbuer
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