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RE: XML Schema vs DAML/RDF/RDFS

From: <john.nj.davies@bt.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2002 18:53:53 +0100
Message-ID: <5104D4DBC598D211B5FE0000F8FE7EB211CD7C93@mbtlipnt02.btlabs.bt.co.uk>
To: Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk, siglun@gungner.lub.lu.se
Cc: danbri@w3.org, guha@guha.com, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Libby Miller [ mailto:Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk
<mailto:Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk> ]

> it's largely a matter of absence of tools, both in terms of
> functionality (especially substring matching) and in terms of ease of
> use (or lack of).

<guha-style shameless plug ;-)>
Agree - see here
<http://www.quizxml.com/people/JohnDavies/papers/QuizRDFWWW2002.pdf> for an
initial report on an attempt to build an RDF-aware search engine.
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> The other issue is a lack of a compelling reason for use.
Development of the "right" tools should make the case for bothering to
annotate data with RDF stronger. Tools are needed on both the RDF-creation
and RDF-access side.



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