At the recent XML conference, Norm Walsh hosted a nocturne on Practical RDF, the highlight of which was his tour through the norman.walsh.name setup. From the outside you may think this is a mere blog, but it’s actually a side-effect of a frighteningly gnarly confluence of metadata streams which are shaken and stirred to produce a sprawling network of resources a small part of which you might want to peruse for Norm’s news & views. I have a picture that made the audience at the session gasp in disbelief.

Norm Walsh’s namespace declarations

Above, part of Norm’s source code. Now a guy’s gotta do what a guy’s gotta do, but even thinking about that many namespaces gives me a headache.


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December 13, 2003
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