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Re: Webize - how to put a system on the web

From: Sergey Melnik <melnik@db.stanford.edu>
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2000 18:00:20 -0700
Message-ID: <39B98BA4.F2F7057C@db.stanford.edu>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
CC: ML RDF-interest <www-rdf-interest@w3c.org>

FYI, one of my earlier drafts [1] gives some specific recommendations
for the design of languages of different kinds including SQL. One of the
benefits of URIzation is context-free recognition of referenced objects
(e.g. field in a relational table).

The DL'00 paper [2] demonstrates mixing of some very different (Web)
languages (page 5).


[1] http://www-diglib.stanford.edu/diglib/ginf/WD/ginf-overview/#uaf-sql
[2] http://www-db.stanford.edu/~melnik/pub/dl00.pdf

Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> When I try to explain the same thing for the nth time for n>~5
> I write it up in Design Issues.  Now I have just done a small
> bit
> http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/Webize
> on hwt is involved with taking a language and using on the web.
> So if you can't understand why your favorite KR/CG/whatever
> langauge hasn't been used for knowledge on the web, apply these
> simple instructions and maybe it will!  Seriously...
> I just talk about replacing names with URIs and what that entails --
> I would like comments on the question, and points I have missed
> about idenifying closed world assumptions in general and disposing
> of them. Simple self-defense techniques if you meet them in
> your dailiy business...   cc me on any mail as I don't keep up with
> this list.
> Tim
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