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   RE: [xml-dev] What is RDF for? (Was: What are Web Services for?)

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Murray Spork:
> Agreed - something like the SAF 
> http://www.tibco.com/products/extensibility/saf/exec-summary/

Exactly, that's what we use.

> > How come you don't see significant benefits in this? 
> Sorry - poor use of english on my part - my current thinking is that 
> there are indeed significant benefits to be obtained by this approach.

OK, in that case I agree!

> As you and the DSTC article have pointed out, there is 
> overlap between 
> RDF and Schema - so how do you demarcate between the 2? The 
> dstc article 
> proposes a set of guidelines to follow so that overlap or 
> duplication of 
> semantic information does not occur (which whilst being a 
> more immediate 
> solution; I don't feel it is ideal). The other approach is 
> the one you 
> suggest here - a hybrid parser. The DSTC article raised this 
> possibility 
> as well. You'll still get conflicts - but maybe they can be managed?

So in the end, at least one person agrees with me. It's nice to know you're
out there! :-)



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