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Re: is linked data about RDF or EAV or just structured data?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2012 22:07:52 -0400
Message-ID: <5021C9F8.7040006@openlinksw.com>
To: public-ldp-wg@w3.org
On 8/7/12 4:25 PM, Reza B'Far (Oracle) wrote:
> So, my belief, at least, is that it would actually be more beneficial 
> to the entire effort and adoption of the spec if RDF/XML is made 
> optional because it will entice implementers to "back-into" full 
> implementation versus having to do waterfall-style full implementation 
> which may be impractical for smaller entities and/or projects that 
> need to show value to get traction.  So, the concern is rooted in at 
> least one practical perspective.  If we only have a handful of large 
> entities and niche players implement a standard, it's not a very 
> successful standard.
I don't know how RDF has now come to mean: RDF/XML, circa 2012.

RDF/XML isn't popular anywhere. Linked Data resources are less likely to 
be RDF/XML based, by the second. How has this data representation syntax 
somehow returned to distracting preeminence?



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