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From Michele Mostarda <michele.mosta...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Any23 to join the incubator
Date Mon, 05 Sep 2011 09:14:49 GMT
On 5 September 2011 08:51, Reto Bachmann-Gmür <reto@apache.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 12:33 AM, Paolo Castagna
> <castagna.lists@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > first of all, it's good to see Any23 try to come into the Apache
> incubator.
> >
> > Michele Mostarda wrote:
> >> Hi Nick,
> >>
> >> On 4 September 2011 10:32, Nick Kew <niq@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> On 3 Sep 2011, at 16:01, Davide Palmisano wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/Any23Proposal
> >>> Hmmm.  Could've done with something like that a decade or so ago.
> >>> It's been a while since I worked with the semweb, but I might take
> >>> an interest.
> >>>
> >>
> >> We hope so!
> >>
> >>
> >>> How would Any23 relate to well-known semweb libraries such as
> >>> Redland & family?
> >>
> >>
> >> Currently we use Sesame [1], which is an RDF library really similar to
> Jena.
> >
> > Could you expand on the reasons which made you choose Sesame for Any23?
> > In particular, what's missing in Jena which is needed by Any23 or what
> > you don't like? (It might get fixed. ;-))
>
> Using the Clerezza API would be an option too. The API is more modular
> than the Jena or the Sesame one and can be backed either by a Jena or
> a Sesame triplestore.
>

  I really like the idea of using the Clerezza API as an abstraction level
over Jena and Sesame
to support both and any further ones. Trying to understand how much
complexity this can add.


>
>
> > Increasing code reused and maximizing interaction between Apache projects
> > (even if in the incubation phase) is, IMHO, a good thing.
>
> I agree. A common API would foster reuse.
>
> Cheers,
> Reto
>

Cheers,
Mic

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