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   RE: [xml-dev] Semantic Web permathread, iteration n+1 (was Re: [ xml-de

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Ever try to query a database for which you have no schema? 

Think of hooking up an ad hoc query generator to a distant 
database that changes from time to time, might be in a different 
natural language, and so forth.  Metadata starts to look very 
appealing to the human.  Sometimes you don't want a list of 
URIs back; you want a report.


From: DuCharme, Bob (LNG-CHO) [mailto:bob.ducharme@lexisnexis.com]

"I'd love to see the semantic web movement more concerned with finding and
generating usable metadata and less focused on what to do with that metadata
come the revolution. 


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