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Re: Use case: give me useful stuff about X

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 10:05:06 +0200
Message-Id: <F7DA3740-78B2-11D8-9FBD-000A95EAFCEA@nokia.com>
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
To: "ext Dave Beckett" <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>

Dave, this appears to be equivalent to the use case I just sent
titled "PS-3: Third-Party Knowledge Discovery; query by known identity"
(wish I had read your's first, otherwise I wouldn't have sent mine).


On Mar 17, 2004, at 22:46, ext Dave Beckett wrote:

> An application wants to query a remote system for RDF information about
> a resource with a URI X.  It can offer hints of the kinds of
> things it understand(properties, other things) and wants back more RDF
> or compatible answers that it can try to interpret, some of which will
> be presented to the end user.  The answer should be quick since the 
> user
> is waiting for it, so it would be good if this was a single request and
> response.
> More specifically:
> The remote service is a thesaurus or RDF schema service on the web that
> knows how to represent or map between vocabularies and could return
> inter-term relationships or a "useful" part of a graph.  The client is
> an end-user desktop application for cataloguing items for a digital
> library and the client app is constructing the user interface from the
> schemata information and searching for terms related to existing terms.
> [There might be another use case here related to free text]
> Dave


Patrick Stickler
Nokia, Finland
Received on Thursday, 18 March 2004 03:05:23 UTC

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