[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index] | [List Home]
Subject: Re: [office] RDF support?
On Saturday 10 October 2015 21:03:17 Patrick Durusau wrote: > Greetings! > > Is RDF support on the roadmap for any of the implementers of ODF? > > Despite my misgivings about RDF, it would clearly be superior to current > metadata support in office software in general. > > Not that I think we need to make changes but if we could encourage such > support sooner rather than later, it could make a selling point for ODF. > > The only metadata that could rival RDF support dodges vendor lock-in in > favor of consultant/contractor lock-in. ;-) > > I once maintained a network where the disk necessary to see the internal > server settings was found to be blank. Yes. I was quite annoyed because > there were monitoring/maintenance tasks that could not be performed > without that disk. You may assume the contractor who installed the > system long before I arrived had that disk. > > You may assume from that story that I despise consultant/contractor > lock-in in all its various forms. Calligra has RDF support and even a built-in sparql engine. It is not used widely I think. LibreOffice has support for loading and saving. I do not know if there is an API for accessing and changing the metadata. Cheers, Jos