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  • From: Miles Sabin <msabin@cromwellmedia.co.uk>
  • To: xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 14:27:09 -0000

Mark Birkbeck wrote,
> IMO one of the great things about RDF is that it doesn't
> need this certainty and stability anyway. I build on your 
> class, you build on mine. By being about *resources* it's 
> inherently able to cope with dynamism.

Hmm ...

If all you're interested in is representing a formal graph
structure, then fine. But surely to be interesting we have to
be able to _interpret_ this stuff (I'm intending the contrast
between 'formal' and 'interpreted' here in the same sense it's
used in semantic theories).



Miles Sabin                       Cromwell Media
Internet Systems Architect        5/6 Glenthorne Mews
+44 (0)20 8817 4030               London, W6 0LJ, England
msabin@cromwellmedia.com          http://www.cromwellmedia.com/

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