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Re: RDF vs RDBMS

From: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 10:27:38 -0700
Message-ID: <44F4790A.5080803@gorge.net>
To: Sampo Syreeni <decoy@iki.fi>
CC: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, semantic_web@googlegroups.com, Semantic web list <semantic-web@w3.org>

Sampo Syreeni wrote:

> The point is that the difference in data models is probably more about 
> viewpoint than fundamental power of representation or anything like that.

Perhaps the "viewpoint" difference is "central" (pun intended). Although 
RDFness entails schema, it clearly moves the "viewpoint" from TREE to WEB.

For some this is disturbing. "My Database" is sort of threatened by the 
point of view of RDF?

Love.
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