On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 09:44:25PM +0100, Dave Pawson wrote:
> > Regarding "XML and ... some type of schema", I've recently used Semantic
> > Web technologies like RDF, and likewise consider that a superior
> > approach to vanilla XML/XML-Schema for data extensibility and
> > integration purposes.
> I'm curious how you see RDF as superior to vanilla XML Mark?
> Surely the sender + recipient need some shared comprehension of
> the semantics of the message transmitted?
> I don't see how RDF is any better in providing that?
You can search the archives of rest-discuss (or my weblog) for more, but
the gist is basically that for RDF/XML, RDF provides constraints on the
use of XML which provides for improved visibility into, and
extensibility of, data.
Mark Baker. Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA. http://www.markbaker.ca