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Re: What should we call RDF's ability to allow multiple models to peacefully coexist, interconnected?

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:44:09 -0500
Message-ID: <CAFKQJ8=5roxuci1MOfZosmPnrfv0tycZrxffY35A1Ah4Bmbf5Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Cc: semantic-web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Can you explain what you mean by "RDF's ability to allow multiple data
models to peacefully coexist, interconnected, in the same data" ?

-Alan


On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 11:20 AM, David Booth <david@dbooth.org> wrote:

> I -- and I'm sure many others -- have struggled for years trying to
> succinctly describe RDF's ability to allow multiple data models to
> peacefully coexist, interconnected, in the same data.  For data
> integration, this is a key strength of RDF that distinguishes it from other
> information representation languages such as XML.   I have tried various
> terms over the years -- most recently "schema promiscuous" -- but have not
> yet found one that I think really nails it, so I would love to get other
> people's thoughts.
>
> This google doc lists several candidate terms, some pros and cons, and
> allows you to indicate which ones you like best:
> http://goo.gl/zrXQgj
>
> Please have a look and indicate your favorite(s).  You may also add more
> ideas and comments to it.  The document can be edited by anyone with the
> URL.
>
> Thanks!
> David Booth
>
>
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