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Re: hiding RDF

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 13:31:37 +0000
Message-ID: <402CD1B9.5030309@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Benja Fallenstein <b.fallenstein@gmx.de>
Cc: Andrew Newman <andrew@pisoftware.com>, RDF Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>



Benja Fallenstein wrote:

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> Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> | I think neither of us are particularly convinced that RDF should be
> | being entered by hand, without editor support.
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> While editors are a great thing, and I'm working on one =), I'd say it's
> almost a truism that it's important that they are not *required*. Being
> able to delve in, fire up emacs and write up statements is for some
> reason in some situations still the way to go; an example that comes to
> mind is fixing some problem with some graph through a console ssh session.
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> See also how many people are entering HTML by hand, even though it's
> much easier to do with a decent graphical editor.
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Yes but ...

Fixing something in emacs is one thing, using emacs as your principle 
editor is another ...

Hmmm perhaps I should stop digging.

TriX by having a clear and simple mapping onto the graph is suited for 
editing of data, if not for data input itself.

Jeremy
Received on Friday, 13 February 2004 08:33:27 UTC

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