The answer is purely because the RDF data model and the technology around it looks like it would almost do what we need it to.
I do not, and cannot, assume a closed world. The open world assumption is one of the attractive things about RDF, in fact :-)
On Nov 6, 2013, at 11:11 , Ross Singer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> My question for you, however, is why are you using a triple store for this?
> That is, why bother with the broad and general model in what I assume is a
> closed world assumption in your application?