Re: Proposal for extension mechanism

On 02/15/2015 08:48 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 2/15/15 12:19 PM, Dan Brickley wrote:
> addresses the needs of a community that wasn't optimally
> served by the generic Semantic Web meme. A lot of that (as already
> stated) has all to do with the incentives that arise naturally from the
> visible support of Google, Yandex, Yahoo!, and Microsoft (via Bing!).
> That's massive, and its negates the prescriptive specification problem
> that's dogged RDF from the onset. Ironically, if RDF was correctly
> pitched as a formalization of what was already in use, we would have
> reduced 17 years to something like 5, no kidding!
> For instance, Imagine if <link/> and "Link:" had been incorporated into
> the RDF narrative as existing notations for representing entity
> relations? Basically, Web Masters, HTML+Javascript developers, and the
> Microformats (now IndieWeb folks) would have be far less confused and
> resistant to the RDF -- especially as would have prevented the massive
> RDF/XML blob of confusion that ultimately obscured everything.
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