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Re: [tangle] getting the semweb exactly wrong

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 20:58:12 +0100
Message-Id: <9F082E97-CF6F-46FE-AD6B-AE9BE9F2E3FD@bblfish.net>
Cc: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Jan Algermissen <jalgermissen@topicmapping.com>, Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>, Timothy Falconer <timothy@immuexa.com>, semantic-web@w3.org
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>

On 4 Jan 2006, at 20:23, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
> On 4 Jan 2006, at 20:03, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
>> One answer is: don't!  The SemWeb is about conecting the data to  
>> what it means.
>> Keep the data in the place where it works and runs fast.
>> Find/Write ontologies about what the data is about.
>> Run a virtual RDF server (supporting SPARQL if a large DB) on top  
>> of the data.
>> publish the connection between the database columns and the  
>> ontolgies.
> I don't get this last bit. Why would someone know what database  
> column a bit of data comes from? Isn't this an implementation  
> detail that should better be hidden from consumers of the RDF?

check out d2rq

Any other tools that do the same?


> Richard
>> Look at ways to connect the DB with others inside & outside the  
>> company.
>> Write new reports in terms the model at higher level of  
>> abstraction, using the RDF apis.
>> Tim
Received on Wednesday, 4 January 2006 19:58:41 UTC

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