Background to Danger by Eric Ambler

By Eric Ambler

Kenton's profession as a journalist trusted his facility with languages, his wisdom of ecu politics, and his quickly judgment. the place his judgment occasionally failed him used to be in his own existence. while he reveals himself on a educate certain for Austria with inadequate cash after a foul evening of playing, he jumps on the probability to earn a rate to aid a refugee smuggle securities around the border. He quickly discovers that the records he holds have a greater than financial price, and that ecu politics has extra twists and turns than the main convoluted newspaper account.

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RDF consequently is often viewed as the basic representation format for developing the Semantic Web. The development of RDF began in the 1990s, and various predecessor languages have influenced the creation process of RDF. A first official specification was published in 1999 by the W3C, though the emphasis at this time still was clearly on the representation of metadata about Web resources. The term metadata generally refers to data providing information about given data sets or documents. In 1999, the latter were mainly expected to be Web pages, for which RDF could help to state information on authorship or copyright.

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