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Re: Exciting changes at Data.Southampton.ac.uk!

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2011 13:57:02 +0530
Cc: Christopher Gutteridge <cjg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, "<public-lod@w3.org>" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E019E450-E999-4D81-B607-2A7A908C4E89@cyganiak.de>
To: Ian Davis <me@iandavis.com>
Ian,

On 1 Apr 2011, at 13:42, Ian Davis wrote:
> I really don't see why I should have to reengineer my entire toolchain simply to consume your proprietary format. It is well known that the standard for information interchange is the Microsoft Word 97 document format which is easily read by every popular computing package.

M$ Word readily available? You're clearly not living in the real world and are trying to push an overly complicated solution. There is a far superior, more interoperable, and more widely supported standard that would make an infinitely better replacement for RDF: RTF.

Best,
Richard
Received on Friday, 1 April 2011 08:27:39 UTC

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