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Re: Data "on" the Web vs Data "in" the Web

From: Leigh Dodds <leigh@ldodds.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:26:42 +0000
Message-ID: <CAC_nr_pM6mqkg1hWidw038k+SBFDVHCOJg_kPuhJpTz1S6nEug@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steven Adler <adler1@us.ibm.com>
Cc: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>, public-dwbp-wg <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>

On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 6:06 PM, Steven Adler <adler1@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> I understand your point of view and you've written a passionate defense of
> RDF and Linked Data. Its not my intent to challenge your beliefs, but I
> would like to point out some facts and my interpretation.
> 1. According to IDC the RDF market was $10M in 2012 and is estimated to grow
> to $170M in 2017. That might sound like a lot but in comparison to the
> overall database market of about $30B its peanuts.

What is "the RDF market"?

> 2.  There might be government implementations of RDF but there are no Open
> Data implementations.

I'm having trouble understanding that statement when Phil has pointed
you at a lot of examples of government and non-government deployments
of RDF that are Open Data.

Are you talking about RDF triple stores rather than people using RDF?


Leigh Dodds
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