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web of data: how to include forms?

From: François-Paul Servant <francois-paul.servant@renault.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 16:08:17 +0100
Message-ID: <45A652E1.4060401@renault.com>
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Quoting Tim Berners-Lee [1]:
"The Semantic Web [...] is about making links, so that a person or machine can
explore the web of data."

Beside "href" links, forms are an important feature of the hypertext web. How 
does this translate to the web of data? How would you include "forms" in an RDF
document? Is there a standard way to do it? An ontology describing forms?

The purpose would to enable a Tabulator-like application to know when it has to
display a form to the user.

[Why do I ask? I'm prototyping a car repair application including diagnostic and
technical documentation. It's supposed to be used by humans and programs.
Conceptually, acces to the technical documentation looks very much like
navigating a web of data. But forms cannot be avoided: for instance, the
application may have to ask for technical characteristics of the car being
repaired (in order to filter accordingly the list of documents to be returned) ;
a user may have to enter results of diagnostic tests.]

Best Regards

François-Paul Servant

[1] http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html

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