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Re: [call for comments] voiD 1.0

From: Gregory Williams <greg@evilfunhouse.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2009 20:30:47 -0500
Cc: Sergio Fernández <sergio.fernandez@fundacionctic.org>, Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web community <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <565592EE-3B8D-4639-80B1-CB4DFF60D44C@evilfunhouse.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>

Let me second Libby's recent request to post only to one W3C list at a  
time ("per the [W3C] guidelines")? This seems to be a particular  
problem with cross-posts between semantic-web and public-lod.

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thanks,
gregory williams

On Feb 1, 2009, at 6:02 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> Sergio,
>
> Nothing wrong with IFPs, at the end of the day they are going to be  
> the key to bootstrapping the "Linked Data Web".
>
> If you look across Twitter , Identi.ca, and all the other Web 2.0  
> data spaces, you will notice that IFPs reign at User App. Level.  
> Even better, if we are trying to evolve the Web into a DBMS we have  
> to be consistent with how DBMS engines actually work: all DBMS  
> engines have IFPs (Primary Keys) and URIs (RowIDs). What makes the  
> Web different is the fact that the RowIDs (URIs) aren't locked at  
> the application, operating system, or network level :-)
>
> VoiD is bringing important matters to the fore (e.g. describing data  
> containers and their relationships)  that ultimately enable  
> juxtaposition of traditional DBMS and  "Web  DBMS" as the basis for  
> really understanding what the "Linked Data Web" is really about.
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