[rdfweb-dev] RE: Schemarama revisited

Victor Lindesay victor at vicsoft.co.uk
Tue Aug 12 10:02:13 UTC 2003


hehe ... I see what you mean Dan.

Did I mention XML - I seem to got have myself pigeon-holed for some
reason. Can't think why... :-)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Brickley [mailto:danbri at w3.org] 
> Sent: 12 August 2003 09:49
> To: Victor Lindesay
> Cc: rdfweb-dev at vapours.rdfweb.org
> Subject: Re: [rdfweb-dev] RE: Schemarama revisited
> 
> 
> * Victor Lindesay <victor at vicsoft.co.uk> [2003-08-12 08:13+0100]
> > Roll on Schemarama (or similar) then.
> > 
> > I appreciate that RDF is still 'young' but these issues have to be
> > tackled and solved for real world use.
> > 
> > Consider these two scenarios. 
> > A paramedic calling up medical records on a PDA at an 
> accident scene.
> > A fund manager gambling with your pension using real time financial
> > feeds.
> > If RDF is to be used in these types of scenario (and why 
> not) where data
> > is critical, then it must fit into the accepted conventions and
> > practices we use in software development, where data and 
> validation are
> > like, as it says in the song, a horse and carriage.
> 
> You'd trust your life and finances to an application that only did 
> DTD-style once-size-fits-all data checking? You're a braver 
> man than I...
> 
> Dan
> 
> 




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