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Re: How will the semantic web emerge

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 17:27:56 -0500
Message-ID: <43A8856C.8060805@acm.org>
To: Russell Duhon <fugu13@mac.com>
CC: Joshua Allen <joshuaa@microsoft.com>, semantic-web@w3.org

Russell Duhon wrote:
> 
snip

> Personally, I view RDF as more along  
> the lines of Python or similar important dynamic, strongly typed  
> languages -- we can play fast and loose with it in many ways, using  
> duck typing, but the types are still there to exploit when useful.
> 

This seems like a reasonble position, except that being able to ignore 
the types when you want to makes them optional doesn't it?  And playing 
fast and loose doesn't sound like what I recall of strong typing!

--Frank
Received on Tuesday, 20 December 2005 22:26:45 GMT

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