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Re: thoughts and some refs about AFS-2 UC (simplicity, minimalism )

From: Kendall Clark <kendall@monkeyfist.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 14:20:58 -0500
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040322192058.GA31332@monkeyfist.com>

On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 10:59:32AM -0800, Rob Shearer wrote:
> I'm very skeptical of the "two document" approach to a single RDF query
> spec. It strikes me as an artifical link between two independent issues.
> If we want to address both problems, let's let them stand independently
> and vote up or down on them independently.

Maybe I wasn't clear? Our charter talks about a query language and a
data access protocol. These strike me as rather orthogonal; hence,
specifiable in separate documents, both of which would be deliverables
of this WG. Eventually we'll have to start thinking about the
documents this WG is going to produce, and it seems, at this very
early date, that something like a doc for the query language and a doc
for the data access protocol (plus some supporting docs, notably, a
primer) seems a relatively decent starting place.

I'm not sure I know what you mean about "two independent issues" and
"artificial links" between them, Rob.

Kendall Clark
Received on Monday, 22 March 2004 14:22:34 UTC

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