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Re: Why do you want to do that?

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 11:03:55 -0400
Message-Id: <BDB8428C-D0CE-4C49-A714-54D60E886901@gmail.com>
Cc: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@pioneerca.com>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Semantic Web at W3C <semantic-web@w3.org>, KR-language <KR-language@YahooGroups.com>
To: Denny Vrandečić <dvr@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>
On Aug 12, 2008, at 10:48 AM, Denny Vrandečić wrote:

> I mean, heck, the normal user hardly understands the difference  
> between
> the <strong> and the <b> tag in HTML, and we want him to figure out  
> the
> difference between Eagle_class and Eagle_individual?

What is a normal user? If we designed the net so that "normal users"  
understood details of the protocols and security measures, do you  
think that would work?

I've never been particularly moved by this sort of argument.

-Alan
Received on Tuesday, 12 August 2008 15:04:36 GMT

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