On 11/10/10 1:16 PM, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Kingsley Idehen
> <kidehen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Alan / John: maybe we could use this thread to arrive at obvious common
>> ground re. data integration and the diminishing need for a syntax level
>> lingua franca.
> Kingsley includes me presumably because of a response to an earlier
> message, not copied to this list.
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/2010Nov/0322.html (01)
> I think there *is* a need for a lingua franca for intercomputer
> communication. But I support the idea that there should be alternative
> syntaxes (as long as they can be clearly translated to the lingua
> franca). (02)
I assume we agree that mapping should be at the conceptual level while
interchange formats remain negotiable. In a sense, the pursuit of a
normative interchange format is inherently mercurial, but not so re.
conceptual schema :-) (03)
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