Re: A bit of bomb throwing....

From: Rickard Öberg <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 09:58:09 +0100

Leigh Dodds wrote:
>> ...some research later and internal lobbying and we now have a
>> decision to implement RDF as the internal engine for how we manage
>> information in our stuff.
> Which is pretty much where we are at too. I held off for a long time
> about pushing us down an RDF route for content management as I wasn't
> sure whether it was necessary or would scale. But after taking a step
> back and realising that the way we'd been evolving our code and
> storage was to make it "kinda" RDF, we bit the bullet, did the testing
> and we've now pretty close to deploying our production RDF store.

Yup. I should add that we do not intend to store our data in RDF,
directly. Instead we'll be storing stuff as XML documents which have
various properties indexed as RDF for querying. That way we get the best
of both worlds: complex structured data from XML and queryable data from


Rickard berg
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