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Re: Juicy numbers?

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 11:11:32 +0200
Message-ID: <4684CCC4.90306@w3.org>
To: Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetilk@opera.com>
CC: W3C SWEO IG <public-sweo-ig@w3.org>


Kjetil Kjernsmo wrote:
> Hi all!
> 
> I'm giving a talk about the Semantic Web today, and I figured I need 
> some juicy numbers. I was thinking in terms of "where is the semweb 
> today, compared to what the web was at some point in time".
> 
> It is clear that we have a lot of data out there in RDF form, but how 
> much, and if you compare with HTML, at what point did we have as much 
> HTML as we have RDF now?
> 

The problem is that, in some ways, you are comparing apples and oranges.
Developments of GRDDL, for example, might blur the boundaries; access to
various databases (like the Linking Open Data project) again bring data
that is very difficult to compare with...

Ivan


> I think that would be a good QA for the FAQ too, anyone have any 
> (gu)e(s)stimates?
> 
> Oh, and today is my last day with Opera Software. But I'll be back, as 
> my new employer, Computas AS, is building a semweb group, and it is 
> intended that I'll be their representative in SWEO. 
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Kjetil

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