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Re: a list of companies active in the semantic technology area

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 14:55:55 +0000
Cc: paoladimaio10@googlemail.com, Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
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To: Dieter Fensel <dieter.fensel@sti2.at>
On 2010-12-22, at 11:09, Dieter Fensel wrote:
>> If however there are good reasons for these companies not to publish
>> RDF, then these reasons should be compiled in a report and analysed in
>> detail for clues pointing to >>rdf what's next
> Good point again, however, I think the reason may be simple. Their potential customers
> do not (yet?) find them through search on the semantic web.

Exactly that. It's a lot more work to change a corporate homepage than a personal or academic one, so there has to be a good reason to put in the work.

Up until maybe a month ago there was no logical reason to add RDF to our homepage, even now it requires some hand waving.

- Steve

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