[Dev] RDF/Presentation Architecture Suggestion

Uche Ogbuji uche.ogbuji at fourthought.com
Tue Nov 5 10:36:00 PST 2002


> At 2002-10-31 07:04, Bruce Dykes wrote:
> 
> >All I expect from Chandler the application is a clean
> >divorce between the presentation layer and the process
> >layer.
> 
> I'm not sure what role RDF will play in Chandler. But one possibility 
> would be to have an "RDF Layer" that deals with the storage and 
> transportation (to PDAs, for example) of general RDF, and a "Presentation 
> Layer" that interprets the RDF as events, people, email etc. and presents 
> it to the user.
> 
> The advantage of this is that new RDF applications can easily be 
> integrated. For instance, I might want to use Chandler to organise my CD 
> collection: I only need write the code that presents a user interface to 
> the RDF assertions that represent my data.

And I can't help pointing out that if one ever do decides to do this, he would 
find a lot of the good stuff is already available at MusicBrainz:

http://www.musicbrainz.org/MM/
http://www.musicbrainz.org/


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Uche Ogbuji                                    Fourthought, Inc.
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