Monthly Archives: April 2014

Adding BIBFRAME support to your application: a hypothetical approach

[Following on from What does it mean to “provide support for BIBFRAME”?] So, it’s settled, we need to support BIBFRAME. After some casual rooting around, we find out that we have four options Create a new, all-singing, all-dancing RDF-oriented system Adapt the

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What does it mean to “provide support for BIBFRAME”?

“System X should provide support for BIBFRAME” Secretive requirements document It’s quite clear from this requirement specification that the system should support BIBFRAME, right? But, what does that actually mean? In order to understand this question, one needs to realize

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Data, data structures and applications

One of issues I have been facing recently is getting data to and from user interfaces; interfaces for input, interfaces for display. In the old, naïve days, this used to be a relatively easy task because I would store data

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The appropriate use of semantic technologies

Semantic technologies like RDF, OWL might be toted as a cure-all for the many data ills you may have, but that’s only half the story — there are many areas that semantic technologies can add a lot more value over

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So Zepheira’s BIBFRAME editor is here…

The BIBFRAME editor, BIBFRAME Scribe, from Zepheira is here. That’s great: an editor that accurately creates an RDF from a single vocabulary by drawing on RDF from designated resources. We specified something like this in this SRS in March 2011, except it was

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Introducing FrameFrame

FrameFrame is the framework that we should have kept to ourselves; it adds nothing to the pre-existing toolsets, and empowers you to keep on making the same mistakes you already make in a new and slightly more uncomfortable way. Bringing

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Serializations

First up, serializations don’t matter unless you are trying to read them like a story — or you’re doing bulk transfers that are likely to get interrupted. Or you have speed issues. I have an in-memory model that I want

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