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Re: RDF query and Rules - my two cents

From: Emmanuil Batsis (Manos) <mbatsis@netsmart.gr>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 10:40:02 +0200
To: "Patrick Stickler (NMP-MSW/Tampere)" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-id: <3FBC7DE2.9070102@netsmart.gr>



Patrick Stickler (NMP-MSW/Tampere) wrote:

> IMO, for the SW to reach critical mass, we have to (1) provide a simple,
> effortless way to get descriptions of resources having only a URI, and
> (2) get away from GETing explicit RDF/XML instances (files) rather
> than querying knowledge bases.

Heh. That sums it up pretty good :-)


> Much better, IMO, to simply be able to ask
> 
> MGET http://dannyayers.com/ HTTP/1.1
> MGET http://dannyayers.com/misc/foaf/ HTTP/1.1

Hey, this would be really cool! It can even be used to give some purpose 
to all those missused URLs.

But I can only use Dunny's way on webserver Foo right now... It's 
probably the best way to make it work with MGET later anyway.

There some details to work out around MGET though. For example, 
performing a GET on the two following URLs will probably give you the 
same document:

http://foo.bla/something
http://foo.bla/something?param=value

But this should not be the case with an MGET, as the two URLs are not 
the same resource (or at least they don't have to) per RDF terms.



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