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RE: RDF API convergence? was Re: ANNOUNCE: RDF.NET

From: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 10:33:25 -0500
To: "Dan Brickley" <Daniel.Brickley@bristol.ac.uk>, "www-rdf-interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <008c01c04bf4$bb404a30$0201a8c0@ne.mediaone.net>
Dan,
>
> In the light of this and other implementation activities
> recently announced on www-rdf-interest, I reckon the time is fast
> approaching that we lock various RDF API implementors in a room and
> only let them out when there's a common strawman API.

	The RDF IG is now getting enough of a mass to maintain discussions and
further generate interest in RDF. Some of these discussions may be highly
technical, others sociopolitical, but that is what happens to all discussion
groups as they get popular.

	I very much agree with your proposal but question (truly question -- i'm
not dead set one way or the other) whether it would be best held on RDF-IG
or on a new list. For example SAX was crafted on XML-DEV during the heydey
of high volume discussion. As an API developed on a mail group, SAX is hard
to beat in all respects.

	+1 on the activity.

Jonathan Borden
The Open Healthcare Group
http://www.openhealth.org
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Received on Saturday, 11 November 2000 10:27:20 GMT

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