Re: RDDL and user interface
Eric Hanson wrote: > Jonathan Borden (jonathan@o...) wrote: >>> Yeah ok, centralized probably isn't the right word here, and I >>> didn't mean to imply that the language itself is centralized. >>> Just I think there needs to be a way for third parties to >>> associate resources with a namespace in such a way that they can >>> be found using just the namespace. >> >> OK, what are the rules by which this process is carried out. Who gets >> to arbitrate when there are competing visions of what is associated >> with what. Decide this, and you can pick which system to use. > > I was thinking like you describe below, priority goes to > resources coming from the namespace in question, but allow for > local override. > ... > > Heh, ok, well, I'm almost done with the implementation using > neither RDF or RDDL. I used just vanilla XML, but with a note > that the project at this stage is experimental, and using RDDL > or RDF in the future might be a good option. Using an RDF store > sounds pretty interesting. > Since you are already implementing this, you have already worked out the rules by which who gets to say what about the namespace. RDDL would just be a replacement for your "plain vanilla XML" and wherever you have an XML document you could replace that with a RDDL document. RDDL is just a simple extension of XHTML -- that is you create documentation of the namespace readable by humans using HTML and readable by your program using the RDDL extension vocabulary. Jonathan
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