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Re: Reverse Template Engine?

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 16:53:19 -0500
To: robm@robm.com
Cc: public-rdf-tap@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060214215319.GC1929@postdiluvian.org>

* robm@robm.com <robm@robm.com> [2006-02-14 12:47-0800]
> 
> > Is the TAP RTE system still used, developed? I found a link to 
> > it on kb.alpiri.com but that site now seems dead...
> > 
> > What's new in TAP this year?
> 
> The short answers are, no, no, and not much. TAP is in maintenance mode
> at Stanford, since Guha went to Google in 2005 and I went to Yahoo later
> that year.

Yeah, I could see that inhibiting collaboration a little...

> The RTE system in particular was replaced by a script-based system that
> resembled LISP. The newer system was much faster and more flexible than
> RTE turned out to be. Nonetheless, scale never went over 30-40 sites,
> though the RDF itself grew to the limit of what you could load on a
> 1.5GB machine even when compressed.

I'm looking at possibility of extractors for medical/health content
on the Web. Did the code for the RTE successor ever get released?


> The semantic search demo on http://sp11.stanford.edu/ is likely to be
> the final iteration of TAP as a system. 

How about the management of the core TAP KB? Do stanford have plans 
for it? Or should it be considered abandonware of some kind?

cheers,

Dan
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