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Re: xsd:anyURI - was: HTTPS and the Semantic Web

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 22 May 2016 02:09:09 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhKt+TRjamOo-NGYfSW-3U+n4tLjAKTq+ASr1MdyuPHXwQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Hugh Glaser <hugh@glasers.org>
Cc: Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de>, Nathan Rixham <nathan@webr3.org>, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, Semantic Web IG <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 21 May 2016 at 18:31, Hugh Glaser <hugh@glasers.org> wrote:

> lol
>
> And apparently we are not allowed to discuss the idea of RDF being broken,
> by the way, so bad boys you and Nathan!
>

Please explain!

If you think RDF is "broken", please say why.


>
> Nathan, can we please think about the scale of this thing.
> Firstly, I have just counted the model files on one of many, many, domains
> I maintain - there are 3406702.
> This represents a bunch of RDF that is also held in an RDF store, along
> with other RDF - and served from there as Linked Data.
> There are 62375696 different URIs in this one dataset alone.
>
> Now the real problem(!): these URIs are widely distributed among a large
> number of model files, RDF stores and sameAs services.
>
> I’m not going to poke my nose (as yet perhaps!) into suggesting any
> solutions (I agree there is a problem); but the idea of fixing things by
> rewriting legacy RDF, or introducing owl:sameAs, or some other predicate++,
> for all the URIs in the world seems to me to ignore the practical aspects
> of a serious amount of RDF.
> We might just be finally getting to the stage of having a breadth of real
> applications using RDF; telling people to go away and change everything is
> a recipe for convincing people that RDF has failed (which I hasten to add
> it hasn’t!).
>
> Best
> Hugh
>
> > On 21 May 2016, at 17:05, Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hello Nathan,
> >
> > On Sat, May 21, 2016 at 04:55:13PM +0100, Nathan Rixham wrote:
> >>> The day that that "a" in Turtle/SPARQL represents
> >> https://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#type instead  of
> >> http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#type will be the day when
> RDF
> >> breaks.
> >>
> >> If RDF breaks because somebody can't open a file and string replace a
> with
> >> b in some code then save, a 20 second fix, it's already broken.
> >
> > The dby when everybody who ever used RDF opens b file bnd replbces b
> with b.
> >
> > Regbrds,
> >
> > Michbel Brunnbbuer
> >
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