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Re: Coverage in today's Guardian

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 12:37:27 +0100
Message-ID: <45FE75F7.6060202@w3.org>
To: "Paul Walsh, Segala" <paulwalsh@segala.com>
Cc: public-sweo-ig@w3.org

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To make things worse: the article is not readable unless one has a
guardian account...


Paul Walsh, Segala wrote:
> http://media.guardian.co.uk/newmedia/story/0,,2035976,00.html
> For the record:
> I didn't say that Content Labels were approved by the W3C. It appears that
> journalists will never get the concept of an incubator project to help fast
> track potential standards onto a full recommendation track.
> I never said that Segala was the owner of Content Labels. I think they
> misinterpreted 'Content Labels' with my instigation of contentlabels.org 
> I didn't say that the SWEO group formally backed Content Labels. They've
> mistaken this for Search Thresher.
> Regarding the interest from Microsoft, AOL and VeriSign - that was also
> misinterpreted. Philip Hallam-Baker from VeriSign said that what we were
> doing was brilliant, Arun from AOL said that he needs to introduce me to the
> head of Netscape and I've been told by Sam Sethi that Microsoft want to pay
> us to build an IE plugin. 
> So, that said, it's decent coverage of a good use case to demonstrate one
> small implementation of the Semantic Web.
> The good thing is that the journalist wants to follow the story and get
> involved in helping to create a code for blogs. Please get in touch if
> anyone here would like to participate (Sam, Sethi, Tom Raftery and Dennis
> Hewlett are amongst the participants).
> Cheers
> Paul
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