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Re: Do these folks know about RDF?

From: Sampo Syreeni <decoy@iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 10:25:55 +0300 (EEST)
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>
cc: RDF interest group <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.30.0105271021590.27176-100000@kruuna.Helsinki.FI>
On Fri, 25 May 2001, Sean B. Palmer wrote:

>> I think that sort of thing qualifies as Them, so in fact
>> they *are* in control.
>
>But these kind of "standards" will no longer be necessary with the
>Semantic Web. This particular endeavour is looking to produce a
>standard, so for example, all database entires under "Amino_Acid" will
>mean a certain standard thing.

I understand -- and appreciate -- the idea. I probably wouldn't be on the
list if I didn't. But in the short term, in the absence of inference, I
still think these Big Guy standards will reign.

Sampo Syreeni, aka decoy, mailto:decoy@iki.fi, gsm: +358-50-5756111
student/math+cs/helsinki university, http://www.iki.fi/~decoy/front
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