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Re: Passing on a question

From: Eric Hoffer <erichoffer@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 08:12:00 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20061102161200.22706.qmail@web60917.mail.yahoo.com>
To: semantic-web@w3.org, john.breslin@deri.org
John Breslin wrote: 
<snip> it'd be cool if ... someone changed the backend from MySQL to a triple store...

in response to Elias Torres' question:
"Do you know of any providers of social networking software that is based on semantic web architectures such as RDF, OWL, or Topic Maps?"

My question is THIS:
Is it essential that the backend be a triple store - or could an rdbms based store simply be tapped for elements of triples from contextually relevant records, to then be fed into an RDF/OWL structure on the fly and handled/interpreted accordingly?

Thanks for your thoughts.


Eric Hoffer
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