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Re: golden triples

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2001 11:44:22 +0100
Message-ID: <3BC2D506.8020501@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Well there's a first.  We can be the first WG to have a WG song to be sung with 
joined hands at the end of all f2f meetings.  Do you think trad would mind if I 
included a reference to it on the WG home page.  :)

Brian


Pat Hayes wrote:

>> Art said:
>>
>>>  I believe an automatic [golden] triple generator mechanism/program
>>>  could be the WG's most significant deliverable wrt RDF interop and
>>>  ultimately its long-term success.
>>
>> Jeremy:
>> It is unclear whether DaveB's message sees the golden triple or a spec as
>> the objective.
> 
> 
> Having just recently taken part in an Irish singalong, I wondered if the 
> WG knew about the following (rarely sung) version of a famous old song.
> -----------------------------
> The Golden Triple (trad.)
> 
> As I went down to Dublin city
> at the hour of twelve at night
> What should I see but a Golden Triple
> shining alone in the pale moonlight.
> First its subject, then its object
> Over a fire of amber coals:
> in all my life I ne'er did see
> such a graph so neat about the nodes.
> 
> Whack for the toora loora laddie
> Whack for the toora loora lay.
> (rept.)
> 
> As I went down to Dublin city
> at the hour of half-past three
> What should I see but the Golden Triple
> and reified I thought to be.
> But when it spied me, then it fled me
> lifting its property o'er its edge
> In all my life I ne'er did see
> a graph as quick as the RDF.
> 
> Whack for the... (etc)
> 
> Ive wandered north and Ive wandered south
> Through description logic and plain old KIF
> Up and around the Lispish highlands
> and back by Nappertandy's skiff;
> Old age has laid his hand upon me
> Cold as a fire of ashy coals;
> But in all my life I ne'er did see
> such a graph so neat about the nodes.
> 
> Whack for the...(etc)
> ------------------------------
> Pat
> 
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