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   Re: [xml-dev] Meta-somethingorother (was the semantic webmega-permathrea

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At 2:44 AM +0100 6/9/04, Bill de hÓra wrote:

>As a down to earth example I tend more and more 
>to generate logs designed to be loaded up as RDF 
>triples. This is extrememly  useful for systems 
>management, server operations and message 
>tracking or anything which doesn't (and 
>shouldn't, and simply can't) care about the 
>details of a plethora application suites, 
>grammars, log formats,  protocols, server 
>toplogies, data-centers and so on, but do have 
>to care about finding out what's the heck is 
>going on. And no, you can't do this with 
>XML+Namespaces+HTTP, not to the same extent and 
>at the same cost.

Why not? What does the RDF buy you here? Log file 
are relatively easy for plain vanilla XML to 

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Effective XML (Addison-Wesley, 2003)


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