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Re: Capturing change (was : (RE: Proposal: "Canonical" RDF/XML))

From: Bill de hÓra <dehora@eircom.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2003 22:48:32 +0100
Message-ID: <3F035330.2070501@eircom.net>
To: danny666@virgilio.it
CC: Benja Fallenstein <b.fallenstein@gmx.de>, Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, rhm@cdepot.net, rdf-i <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

Danny Ayers wrote:
> I'm just catching up, and I saw the RDF in CVS discussion right after
> Richard's earlier post about time-varying properties. If you had a graph
> representation in a versioning system, then this be used almost directly :
> urn:Model-2002-07-02
> (1)    John  height  60
> urn:Model-2003-07-02
> (2)    John  height  70
> It may be getting into super-RDF context territory again, but the nice part
> is that the diff could be very useful indeed.
> Conflating it further with Roger's unit conversion thread, John's height
> approaches the distance of Mars (in million miles)...

subversion pretty much has this via user definable key-value pairs 
and webdav propfind. Makes an interesting basis for content management.

Bill de hÓra
Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2003 17:52:39 UTC

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