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Re: What Happened to the Semantic Web?

From: Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@atomgraph.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:41:03 +0000
Message-ID: <CAE35Vmyb40dk6L9KBSkXA8LAYikD-fJ9XeVtjh3VHrMgFunLOA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@miscoranda.com>, John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com>
Cc: SW-forum Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
That's a nice story :)

But my point is more, what real-world use cases can't you implement with
SPARQL (and SPIN)? We can speculate about what could have been, or we can
start building.
On Fri, 13 Oct 2017 at 13.16, Sean B. Palmer <sean@miscoranda.com> wrote:

> > This is a narrow definition of "technological superiority."
>
> Not really--I know it's complex. You'll probably be interested in the
> more detailed comparison that I just made in a separate thread, in
> discussion with one of the authors of the SPARQL recommendation:
>
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2017Oct/0059.html
>
> But it's more complex than even outlined there. This rabbit hole goes
> very deep. If anybody has some actual further findings, please do add
> them to that other thread.
>
> N3QL as Betamax made me laugh. Windows was thought by some to be
> inferior to Linux, BSD, the Mac OSes, or BeOS, etc., and people
> wondered why Windows won. Now we have Linux as the basis for every
> Android device, not to mention the basis of most modern servers, so
> maybe your analogy has a twist in the tale?
> --
> Sean B. Palmer, http://inamidst.com/sbp/
>
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