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Re: dataset semantics being connected to the state of the web

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 18:41:36 +0200
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <2EC1FDFF-0391-4013-BE36-CE1CC0C4129F@cyganiak.de>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Sandro,

On 8 Jun 2012, at 14:28, Sandro Hawke wrote:
>> But I will formally object to anything that defines truth *in general*
>> in terms of dereferencing. This is not a negotiable position.
> 
> Consensus is not about negotiation, it's about shared understanding.
> 
> I don't understand your position.   

Next time you meet someone who has operated any sort of large-scale web content ingestion, buy them a beer and ask them what they think of the notion that there is a universal, global, objectively observable “state of the web”. Then listen and learn.

Best,
Richard
Received on Friday, 8 June 2012 16:42:07 GMT

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