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Re: Reinventing Web applications

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:44:11 -0400
Message-ID: <53A8838B.2050908@openlinksw.com>
To: public-hydra@w3.org, public-declarative-apps@w3.org
On 6/23/14 2:01 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 6/23/14 11:41 AM, Martynas Jusevičius wrote:
>> We don't want to call Graphity a "framework", as this term suggests it
>> has to be extended to build an application. We on the other hand want
>> to make it as finite as possible (the imperative Java part, that is),
>> and move logic to data instead.
> +1 for moving the logic into the data. That's RDF 101 i.e., the logic 
> of relations (predicates) is part of data representation and 
> comprehensible to both humans and machines.
> [1] http://bit.ly/1uffmNe -- A Prolog to Prolog article that sheds 
> light on the perennial issues with programming that's resurfacing in 
> the realm of RDF and Web applications .

In addition to the above:

"Fundamental problem:  Most programmers don't understand how simple logic
really is, and most logicians don't know how to explain logic to anyone
who doesn't already speak their language"    -- John F. Sowa, recent 
Ontolog forum post [1] .


[1] http://ontolog.cim3.net/forum/ontolog-forum/2014-06/msg00091.html -- 
Ontology forum post

[2] http://www.jfsowa.com/talks/egintro.pdf  -- Existential Graphs .



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