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   Re: RE: [xml-dev] XML/RDF

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11/4/2002 3:42:56 PM, Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com> wrote:

>RDF and its triples is really lightweight when you have the right tools
>to manipulate them. I like to think of them as a RDBMS whith a variable
>geometry: each "row" (ie each subject) can have a variable number of
>columns (properties). It's like a RDBMS which you could populate before
>having writen any schema, that's really very flexible and it's just a
>matter of using the right tool. When I use such a tool, I have a feeling
>of RDBMS without its straitjacket :-) ...

That's a very nice metaphor!  Not wanting to steal your trade secrets, :-)
but what are examples of "the right tool" here?


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