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Re: RDF in Drupal core code sprint

From: <metadataportals@yahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 2 May 2009 12:19:09 -0700 (PDT)
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To: Benjamin Melanšon <pwgdarchive@gmail.com>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, Stephane Corlosquet <stephane.corlosquet@deri.org>
Point taken. But I somehow disagree on your use of the word metrics. In any other content which is not strictly mathematical, the use of the term metrics implies some form of quantifier based evaluation tool or toolkit arrived at by some form of consensus building or general agreement or technical definition.

If no-one keeps track of security breeches let's say in a fashion which implies a software development standard metric for such, then "no reliable data" is collected.

We are then left with only the second best category of reporting, the one you called unreliable!

Statistics or more precise numerical data analysis followed by applying probability theory and even coming up with some stochastic processes then become the yard stick by which to measure.

Who keeps data on security breeches? Internet security consulting and software firms, often using proprietary metrics, obviously serving their own bottom line first.

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--- On Sat, 5/2/09, Benjamin Melanšon <pwgdarchive@gmail.com> wrote:

From: Benjamin Melanšon <pwgdarchive@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: RDF in Drupal core code sprint
 "Semantics-ProjectParadigm" <metadataportals@yahoo.com>
Cc: "Semantic Web" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "RDFa" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3..org>, "Stephane Corlosquet" <stephane.corlosquet@deri.org>
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2009, 6:40 PM

One use case I would like to see is book reviews, though not much more
than a base for this could go in Drupal core.

A one-link response to Milton Ponson's off-topic uncited and
irresponsible claim "On the internet ample evidence can be found of
recent hacks into Drupal" --

benjamin melanšon (will be participating in the code sprint)

Open Source Free Software Web Development
Agaric Design Collective
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