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Re: Showing the Semantic Web

From: Elias Torres <elias@torrez.us>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 15:47:39 -0500
Message-ID: <43F6366B.4020202@torrez.us>
To: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
CC: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, newsml-2@yahoogroups.com

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Misha Wolf wrote:
> Hi Frank,
> Thanks for your long and thoughtful mail of 18 Jan 2006 and 
> apologies for the delay in my reply, caused by the usual syndrome of 
> too much to do and not enough hours in the day (or night).  
> Yesterday I heard on the radio about some new pills which cut down 
> the amount of sleep one requires.  Maybe I need to get a pack ...
> I'm responding here to two of your points.
>>Why don't you explain a little more (in particular, say why you 
>>think NewsML is the most important application to enter the 
>>Semantic Web arena), if you think it's that worthwhile as a matter 
>>of general interest?
> The News Industry (ie the News Agencies, represented by the 
> International Press Telecommunications Council) has decided to 
> develop a standard for B2B News exchange which is designed to be 
> compatible with the Semantic Web.  I know of no other industry whose 
> entire output will form part of the Semantic Web.  Do you?


I remember intercepting with you in a few threads back in the early Atom
   Syntax days, but I hadn't looked a NewsML in a while. It took me
forever (not really, but more than I'd wish it had) to find a NewsML
sample online. I tried submitting it to the W3C RDF Validator and
checked the option (RDF not enclosed with RDF tags) but it failed to

Could you please specify in which way you mean is compatible with SW?
(Of course besides the fact that it can be converted to RDF through an

- -Elias

PS- No worries if you don't answer to this post in a month or two. :-)
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