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Re: [DBpedia-discussion] Semantic Web Browser

From: Adrian Gschwend <ml-ktk@netlabs.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:36:57 +0200
To: Olivier Rossel <olivier.rossel@gmail.com>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5bdc54b3-a5b2-50a3-7bac-0c8f6eb93231@netlabs.org>
On 11.10.17 23:59, Olivier Rossel wrote:

> Three things come to mind from your comments:
> - you have reached a maturity level with semantic technologies. I am
> absolutely thrilled
> to hear that! (And I imagine you must have had a LOT of work to reach
> that level). Honestly, I am
> impressed.

yeah it took a bit longer than we all hoped ;) Tooling is as important
as time consuming when you start where we started. And to be honest I
hoped that more people will join and start contributing to it. It does
get better but still more work needed.

We are still nowhere where we want to be, new stuff is developed when we
have a customer paying for it :)

> - RDF can be seen as a typed data transfert technology.
>  Javascript is becoming more and more typed. (yes, Typescript, I look at you :)
>  I see a HUUUUUGE opportunity for N3 and RDFS to become the JSON of Typescript.
>  I hope some people will push in that direction and succeed. (you just
> need to manage annotations on fields,
>  to serialize/deserialize a graph of objects as N3. Just like OGM with Neo4J.)

ok I start to see what you mean with that. I think this is close to what
my Nicola and my colleague Thomas are doing with SimpleRDF:


Again ideas & code contributions are welcome. Note that we do not do
Typescript, ES6 is the game for us. But shouldn't stop anyone using it
in Typescript as well.

> - Spreadsheets are perfect example of data silos. Making a bridge

Sure and we convert a lot. But it is not that easy to get this done in a
way that domain specialists can do it on their own, without the need of
someone that understands the RDF data model really well.

Will check that plugin out, didn't know this yet.


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