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RE: What is a semantic web application

From: McBride, Brian <brian.mcbride@hp.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 11:50:48 +0000
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, "renato@ebi.ac.uk" <renato@ebi.ac.uk>
Cc: Ehsan Sadeghi <ehsansad48@gmail.com>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BECCCD625256D14C985E804669E625B87DA30BD6@G3W0065.americas.hpqcorp.net>

I have not been following this thread, but just to clarify, RDF first became a recommendation 22 Feb 1999.

http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-rdf-syntax-19990222/

Brian


> -----Original Message-----
> From: semantic-web-request@w3.org
> [mailto:semantic-web-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Richard Cyganiak
> Sent: 07 December 2007 11:38
> To: renato@ebi.ac.uk
> Cc: Ehsan Sadeghi; semantic-web@w3.org
> Subject: Re: What is a semantic web application
>
>
>
> On 6 Dec 2007, at 21:59, Renato golin wrote:
> > and (in my humble opinion) the reason for RDF (much older)
> not being
> > as accepted as XSD in the industry today.
>
> Just one correction: XML and XSD standards have been around
> *much* longer than RDF.
>
> XML has become a W3C Recommendation in 1998.
> XML Schema has become a W3C Recommendation in 2001.
>
> Furthermore, XML is a derivate of SGML, which became an ISO
> standard in 1986. Therefore, XML already had considerable
> industry backing, from day one.
>
> Development of RDF started in 1999. RDF, RDF Schema and OWL
> have become W3C Recommendations in 2004.
>
> Best,
> Richard
>
>
> >
> >
> > hope that helps,
> > --renato
> >
> >
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