I agree that we don't need a new wire protocol. An RDF query/manipulation
API could (should) be carried as XML over HTTP just like WebDAV is now. This
seems to be the way the world is going in general, and it's a good way to


-----Original Message-----
From: Guha []
Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2000 3:16 PM
To: Sergey Melnik
Cc:; Dan Brickley; McBride, Brian; RDF-list
Subject: Re: RDF API

I am not sure we need a new protocol.
It should be possible to carry the description
of what I want over one of the existing
protocols (http, ...)

While it would be nice to describe the query
in RDF, but expressiveness and ease of use
are more important.


Received on Thursday, 23 March 2000 18:18:12 UTC