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Re: please help define Web of Data (REPOST)

From: Enrico Franconi <franconi@inf.unibz.it>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 12:37:38 +0200
Cc: Semantic Web at W3C <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A7B32AFC-51CB-4C8F-810E-D6AE1438C690@inf.unibz.it>
To: Giovanni Tummarello <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>
For some reason the quote level were screwed up.
Here we go again:

On 21 Apr 2011, at 09:01, Giovanni Tummarello wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 12:34 AM, Enrico Franconi <franconi@inf.unibz.it> wrote:
>> I guess Tom gave already an answer to your question: microformats are not in the web of data (nor are they linked data), they are just well structured (and easily accessible in the web environment) records of atomic ground data.

> I see you're taking the "link" part as necessity for beign "web", while i take HTTP, universal URL accessibility as the necessary part. E.g. i think this is on the web, even with no links out :) http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1184/761024134_63a92cc274.jpg but i see your point.

I can hardly imagine even the plain ol' Web without links: otherwise it would be just a gigantic set of files accessible via, say, ftp (albeit with a different protocol, as you notice) :-)
--e.
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