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Re: I gave a talk on RDF last night ....

From: William Grosso <grosso@SMI.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2000 10:24:11 -0800
Message-ID: <38C69ACB.DCFE84A@smi.stanford.edu>
To: caro@Adobe.COM
CC: www-rdf-interest@w3.org


"Perry A. Caro" wrote:
> 
> Interesting info, thanks.  Did you happen to talk 
> about usages of RDF other than the Semantic Web, 
> particularly unconnected usages?
> 

Not really. In a talk that short, you need a focal 
point ("and *this* is why you really need RDF [or
something like it]"). Examples from the B2B arena
seemed like a natural fit with Java developers. 

What other examples were you thinking of ?

> 
> The CC specifically identifies RDF syntax as a problem that make it hard
> (impossible) to apply XML Schema, and suggests that that should be one of
> the first issues to work on.  This is consistent with the bulk of
> discussions on this forum for the last few months.
> 

There have been discussions. And they've been (somewhat) bulky.
My original question may boil down to "what's the process
for converting mailing-list ruminations into an actual next
version (and is that process under way, and how far along is
it, and ....) ?"


William Grosso
Received on Wednesday, 8 March 2000 13:24:16 GMT

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