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Re: Detailed response to Ruben's blog

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 09:08:29 -0500
Message-ID: <f24e90c0-baf0-b92d-a8f6-c7e2cb3b0a84@openlinksw.com>
To: public-solid@w3.org

On 1/12/23 9:05 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 1/12/23 8:58 AM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>> IMHO, Insightful article on Solid architecture from TimBL. I found 
>> myself agreeing.
>> Worth a read.  In particular, I liked this observation:
>> "The Pod, in RDF terms, is a quadstore, not a triple store. A triples 
>> store is not powerful enough. The 4th part of the quad, the ID of the 
>> graph, we call a 'Document' to make it match with the way people 
>> talk. They might be called Named Graphs or Linked Data Resources but 
>> "Documents" is simpler. The fact that the ;inked data in a pod is 
>> basically a set of distinct graphs is really important."
>> https://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/2023/RubenBlogResponse.html

> Melvin,
> Yes of course!
> Documents shouldn't be a controversial concept circa 2023.
> There is no accessible Data without Documents, period!

I actually wrote a poem about Documents a few years ago, when I first 
realized confusion swirling around the notion [1] :)

[1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/2010Nov/0391.html .


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