[RFC] Metadata access and storage
anders at feder.dk
Wed Sep 7 16:04:26 PDT 2011
Den 07-09-2011 23:17, Jürg Billeter skrev:
> I'm currently favoring a more modular approach where we define a core
> storage API that is based on the RDF model but is kept much simpler.
> That is, I would no longer use SPARQL (or any other query language) on
> the lowest level and instead provide a simple CRUD API on the level of
> RDF resources.
Cool, that is very much what I've been aiming for - though in the
reverse direction. What I propose is capturing your use case (E-D-S
pushing CRUDs to Tracker) and my use case (Tracker pulling triples from
E-D-S) in a single, backend agnostic interface. Then one can apply this
interface to Tracker, E-D-S, Soprano or whatever backend one sees fit to
achieve compatibility with the rest of the desktop.
Here are the primitives I've been operating with:
MatchStatements returns solutions satisfying a basic graph pattern, the
other two are self-explanatory.
What primitives do you imagine would be needed? Are the three above
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