W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-rdf-wg@w3.org > March 2011

Re: [GRAPHS] Follow your graph nose.

From: David Wood <david.wood@talis.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 08:51:42 -0500
Cc: <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <76CE03CE-8788-443D-B54F-4AFF4E8BD28A@talis.com>
To: Fabien Gandon <fabien.gandon@inria.fr>
A possible fourth option would be to a modification to Option 2 (return just the graph metadata), but mandate that a pointer to the graph contents is included.  This would answer your concerns at the cost of additional complexity.


On Mar 2, 2011, at 08:39, Fabien Gandon wrote:

> Antoines,
> As I said at the end of my message I can imagine this third option but I didn't see it mentioned so far.
> However I think it also suffers from some of the problems mentioned for each option.
> For instance one problem raised at the workshop and equivalent to what was done within the POWDER WG is that a graph may be huge and you might want to know that before retrieving it.
> In some senarios (e.g. mobile web) it is good to be able to query only the metadata about the resource before deciding to retrieve the resource or in our case part of the resource (typical use case of POWDER).
> Thus the second option has the advantage of providing you with metadata about the graph that you can use to decide whether or not to retrieve the full graph.
> Cheers,
> --
> fabien, inria, @fabien_gandon, http://fabien.info
> Please consider the environment before printing this email.
> Find out more about Talis at http://www.talis.com/
> shared innovation™
> Any views or personal opinions expressed within this email may not be those of Talis Information Ltd or its employees. The content of this email message and any files that may be attached are confidential, and for the usage of the intended recipient only. If you are not the intended recipient, then please return this message to the sender and delete it. Any use of this e-mail by an unauthorised recipient is prohibited.
> Talis Information Ltd is a member of the Talis Group of companies and is registered in England No 3638278 with its registered office at Knights Court, Solihull Parkway, Birmingham Business Park, B37 7YB.
> Talis North America is Talis Inc., 11400 Branch Ct., Fredericksburg, VA 22408, United States of America.
Received on Wednesday, 2 March 2011 13:52:18 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 17:04:03 UTC