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Re: Squaring the HTTP-range-14 circle [was Re: Schema.org in RDF ...]

From: Christopher Gutteridge <cjg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 10:21:10 +0100
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To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, Jason Borro <jason@openguid.net>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>

On 17/06/11 01:46, David Booth wrote:
> I agree with TimBL that it is *good* to distinguish between web pages
> and dogs -- and we should encourage folks to do so -- because doing so
> *does* help applications that need this distinction.  But the failure to
> make this distinction does *not* break the web architecture any more
> than a failure to distinguish between male dogs and female dogs.
We've been encouraging people to do so. Most do not have the time to 
invest in complexity that they percieve no benefit from adding.

We need to reward people for good semantics by making sure there's tools 
and apps which add value for their business and activities.

Christopher Gutteridge -- http://id.ecs.soton.ac.uk/person/1248

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