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And RDF reinvents how many existing and perfectly 
serviceable languages?  How much technology did 
XML reinvent?

Let Roger noodle.  People and communities learn from that.
The questions are more important than this year's answers.


From: Frank Manola [mailto:fmanola@acm.org]


To echo a previous comment, it seems to me you're largely (if not 
entirely:  I haven't been following this that closely) reinventing RDF, 
with somewhat different syntax.  It might help to clarify things to look 
at whether RDF's *model* (basically, things having identity, plus 
properties describing those things) does what you want, and it's the RDF 
*syntax* that's the problem, or whether there is something more 
fundamental going on.


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