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Re: rdf crystalization

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 14:23:13 +0200
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Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
To: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>

On 31 Aug 2006, at 11:56, Henry Story wrote:
>>       * My XML/RDF QBE syntax
>>         (http://www.idealliance.org/papers/extreme/Proceedings/ 
>> html/2005/Vlist01/EML2005Vlist01.html) is crystalized.
>>       * My main contribution to the INSEE geographical ontology
>>         (http://rdf.insee.fr/geo/) has been to make sure that it
>>         crystalizes nicely. If you look at one of the instance  
>> documents
>>         such as http://rdf.insee.fr/geo/cantons-01-2003.rdf you'll  
>> see
>>         that we've done a very good job to keep the "RDF tax" as  
>> low as
>>         possible and I plan to write a RELAX NG schema to describe  
>> this
>>         serialization.
> I have added those two as examples to my blog. But I notice that  
> you don't make your terms available via http GET
> for example I can't get http://rdf.insee.fr/geo/canton.
> Also I don't think coming up with a new query language is so  
> important. The xml people have xquery and the rdf people have  
> SPARQL. That's good enough.

You know, it's kind of funny that I should have said that about your  
query language. It turns out I just re-invented query by example  
myself just a few days ago. I just did not realize I had, and did not  
even realize it was related to your paper.


I'll have to give it a closer look now :-)


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