Re: ldp-ISSUE-33 (pagination): how to structure functionality

On 11/13/12 1:52 PM, Roger Menday wrote:
>> if your goal is to build an RDF-centric version of XForms, then you can do
>> >that and XForms would be a useful thing to look at and see what worked
>> >well, and what didn't. however, i'd say that doing this is outside of the
>> >scope of the WG, and all we can hope for is to use existing specs. URI
>> >Templates are different from XForms in that the model is much simpler that
>> >XML or RDF; it's just a bunch of name/value pairs
> RDF is a simple as name/value pairs, IMHO, and way simpler than XML.
> In the primer that LDP produces, we need to convey this message, I believe.
> anyway ....:)  
Yes, but RDF and XML are not comparable things, hence the eternal 

RDF is a conflation of:

1. Data Model -- webby entity relationship model endowed with explicit 
semantics (this enables the construction of self-describing resources)
2. Data Representation Syntaxes
3. Data Serialization Formats.

Coincidentally, I gave a short presentation [1] about this issue of 
conflation, last night.


1. - Linked Data, RDF, and the Semantic Web
2. -- Entity Relationship Model and the Unified 
View of Data (about Peter Chen's 1976 dissertation)
3. -- Peter Chen's actual dissertation.



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