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Re: Semantic Web Activity page use case

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2007 10:53:51 +0100
Message-ID: <45CAF32F.8000407@w3.org>
To: "Paul Walsh, Segala" <paulwalsh@segala.com>
Cc: 'Kjetil Kjernsmo' <kjetilk@opera.com>, public-sweo-ig@w3.org

Paul Walsh, Segala wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-sweo-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:public-sweo-ig-request@w3.org]
> On Behalf Of Kjetil Kjernsmo
> On Wednesday 07 February 2007 10:11, Ivan Herman wrote:
>>I think we are in a wild agreement:-)
> No, no! We're in _violent_ agreement! :-)
>>The example should be extended in a way that it would not be solvable
>>(or only with great complication) with microformats. My initial take
>>is to emphasize the heterogeneity of the various data that are to be
>>mashed; mixing vocabularies in one seamless application is one of the
>>areas where microformats may begin to go wrong...
> Right! So, what should we write, then....? 
> I've promoted things like "what if you could take your bank statement 
> and add it to the calendar along with the dates you get your paycheck, 
> and see how it fits with when you can afford to fly off for a 
> vacation". If that could be condensed to something understandable...
> [PW] If you can show how this can be done using a working example I think
> it's a great idea. However, if you can't, I think it's wise to steer clear
> from examples that put the glaze in people's eyes. You might as well talk
> about your toaster telling your kettle to boil because you're more likely to
> have a cup of tea :)

Let me put it another way: if we can have a short description on how
this can be done, even if it is only a thought experiment. But I should
have that somewhere, and be able to pull it out of my hat, if somebody
asks me the question of 'how to?'




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