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Re: What would you build with a web of data?

From: Giovanni Tummarello <g.tummarello@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 18:30:16 +0100
Message-ID: <s2o210271541004111030k6f806d20zb935a32d8e330324@mail.gmail.com>
To: nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Cc: public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>, Georgi Kobilarov <georgi.kobilarov@gmx.de>, Matthias Samwald <samwald@gmx.at>, Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
+1 thanks Nathan for pointing this out, very very relevant.
"luckly" so far it seems a bit too rooted in MS stack of things (just
looking at it very very superficially) :-)?

Gio

> ps: realistically there's the whole microsoft thing to keep in the back
> of our minds; they have pretty much a semi-proprietary full end to end
> of most of the above, from M through OData through Pivot via silverlight
> and seadragon - and realistically by 2011 this will be starting to take
> off in a big way; there is a chance "linked data" could miss the boat
> and become nothing more than legacy data which people transform in to
> odata then use on the (by then) well supported and rolled out tech stack.
>
> pps: google are pushing in this direction too, it won't be long before
> we get a big surprise from their end (gdata + openid + oauth +
> gmail/buzz-additions + chromium-os + chrome + android + comparatively
> unlimited resources and thousands of amazing developers + a huge
> developer community)
>
> regardless of what anybody says, these two companies will push there own
> versions of what we're doing out within the next 12-18 months, with full
> developer support.
>
> please do remember I'm a huge linked data fan & have my interests firmly
> planted in linked data + read/write web - just aware of the realities at
> hand.
>
> regards!
>
>
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