In 2012 I started my .NET implementation of R2RML and RDB to RDF Direct mapping which I called r2rml4net. It never reached the maturity it should have but now, 8 years later, I have little choice but to polish it and use it for converting my database to triples. A task I had originally intended but never really completed.
Why is it significant? Because all those years later the environment around R2RML as a standard is almost as broken, incomplete and sad as it was when I started. Let’s explore that as an example of what is wrong with RDF in general.Read on →