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RE: [ba-ohs-talk] Fenfire, RDF (re "Towards a Standard Graph-Based...")

On Sat, 8 Mar 2003, Danny Ayers wrote:    (01)

> Hi Benja,
> > __ http://www.eekim.com/ohs/papers/graphmodel/
> I couldn't find the 'rejection' bit on a skim of Eugene's paper...but    (02)

Benja hasn't learned to use purple numbers yet ;)
http://www.eekim.com/ohs/papers/graphmodel/#hid5B includes:
"the complicated syntax would likely be a barrier to using RDF as a
general data modeling language."    (03)

> whatever, I'm getting the impression that an implementation of an OHS is
> actually well on its way, primarily using the RDF model. Pretty much daily    (04)

interesting point.    (05)

> along these lines. I note that Fenfire is described as a hyperstructured
> UI - this will be good to see, as UI development is lagging behind in RDF    (06)

I've personally been a mere lurker in that area, and sometimes have
wondered the strong focus there (the guys have gone pretty deep in
utilising latest OpenGL extensions etc.), but totally agree that we
desparately need new UIs.    (07)

> Ideagraph [3] is my own take on this, and I agree absolutely with your    (08)

that was probably the first i tried, thanks for sharing it :)    (09)

> Danny.    (010)

~Toni    (011)