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RE: Coverage in today's Guardian

From: Paul Walsh, Segala <paulwalsh@segala.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 11:44:48 -0000
To: "'Ivan Herman'" <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: <public-sweo-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20070319114452.CE02510E16E6C@postie2.hosting365.ie>

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ivan Herman [mailto:ivan@w3.org]
> Sent: 19 March 2007 11:37
> To: Paul Walsh, Segala
> Cc: public-sweo-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Coverage in today's Guardian
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> To make things worse: the article is not readable unless one has a
> guardian account...
> 
> Ivan
> 
> 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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