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Re: Tracking semantic web uptake

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 3 May 2003 14:44:22 -0400
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: Dave Reynolds <der@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, public-esw <public-esw@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20030503184422.GL23946@tux.w3.org>

* Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org> [2003-05-02 06:10-0400]
> 
> AOL Time Warner Inc. has, I believe, Some RDF capacity in its browser,
> "Netscape". (You've probably heard of it :) I don't know anything more useful
> than that, but since the three groups do things like dealig with documents
> which can be in multiple forms that might be their real use...

Yep, the only one I know anything about is the Mozilla/Netscape RDF 
implementation, which was the first RDF implementation out there and 
is probably the one on most desktops, even if folk don't realise it.

I don't know about the others. I'll ask...

Dan
> 
> cheers
> 
> Chaals
> 
> On Thu, 1 May 2003, Dave Reynolds wrote:
> 
> >
> >Is anyone aware of any groups tracking commercial take up of semantic web
> >technology?
> >
> >Some of the applications we included in our applications survey report were
> >commercial but I sure there are lots more that weren't covered in that.
> >
> >In particular, I was intrigued to notice this quote in an Interweek article on
> >the Semantic Web:
> >
> >   "But W3C spokeswoman Janet Daly said RDF technologies are in use today
> >    by AOL Time Warner Inc., Hearst Corp. and LexisNexis. "
> >
> >Anyone know what any of these people are using RDF for?
> >
> >Dave
> >
> 
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