Alexander Johannesen wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 22:38, Dr R. Sanderson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I would encourage looking at rdf triplestores seriously, if the graph
>> approach is the direction that you want to go in.
> Or, Topic Maps which is *not* a triplestore, closer to the OO model
> (basically a meta data model), and don't carry the stack "overflow" of
> RDF (RDF, RDFs, OWL 1-2-3) nor anonymous nodes. :)

That's not an entirely useful comparison on topic maps and RDF. I suggest:

We currently use topic maps, alot, in our infrastructure. If we were 
starting again tomorrow, I'd advocate using RDF instead, mainly because 
of the much better tool support and take-up.


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