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Re: Use case: AR-2: "Federated query"

From: Alberto Reggiori <alberto@asemantics.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 11:00:21 +0100
Message-Id: <BB19221A-7BE7-11D8-9378-0003939CA324@asemantics.com>
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>

On Mar 19, 2004, at 3:48 AM, Dan Connolly wrote:
> I'm not sure I've completely absorbed this use case, and it does
> seem like a stretch... but there
> does seem to be something novel to it: it motivates interoperability.
> In many of the use cases, it's not evident why we need lots
> of services to work the same way: as long as a particular
> client and server agree, they're happy. This case
> relies, pretty clearly, on lots of interoperable services.

yep that's the idea - while assuming the minimum common denominator 
between different parties, where each other it is keeping its autonomy, 
without requiring it to change its workflow significantly for the sake 
of interoperability.

> I'd like to see it presented in "once upon a time..." story format,
> with more connection to less technical concepts (shopping,
> health care, ...).

later I could try to formulate the use-case using some better 
real-world marketing terminology - also PS-17 ("Opacity of Content 
Management Infrastructure") is somehow related to this one


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