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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.

Regards,

Peter
Received on Thursday, 7 September 2006 06:02:35 GMT

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