Re: RDDL (was RE: Negotiate Out The Noise)
Nicolas LEHUEN wrote: > That was ironic from you, but I'm quite convinced that it's 50% of the > interest of RDDL, the remaining 50% being 25% to puzzle people and make them > think that a namespace is something else than a pure URI, A namespace NAME is a URI. A namespace is not the same thing as its name. Are _you_ a string of characters? > .. AKA a string of > characters (approximately) and 25% to effectively help people (but not > computers) to find information about a tag from a given namespace. But hey, > I can enter the namespace URI into Google and see where it can find > documentation for me, and that doesn't require the namespace URI to be an > URL. One could better argue that we have no need for RDF because we have Google, but so? But more to the point, RDDL allows the _owner of the namespace URI DNS entry_ to serve as the authority regarding what resources are associated with a namespace. RDDL (levaraging DNS and HTTP) is intended to serve as a way for _you_ to describe _your own_ namespaces, not as a way for someone to describe someone elses namespaces (which could be done in RDF). Jonathan
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