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Re: Re: Number, Date, Time, Quantity

From: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006 08:02:26 +0200
Message-ID: <7b9ad66d0609062302h378e03f3t29c63925b9aebde8@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: www-html@w3.org

On 9/7/06, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au> wrote:
> How is that better than simply writing this?
>    The Prime Minister, Tony Blair, will today travel to...

You don't want to force content to be changed just to be machine
readable. In your sentence above, it is still difficult for a machine
to map "Tony Blair" to "Prime Minister" without using some sort of
natural language processing which isn't an option for most languages.


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