RE: More On the Semantic Web (or: is RDF any good?)

There is no network effect in PNG adoption, but there would be in Semantic
Web adoption.  If were to support a semantic standard, I now
have more of an incentive to support the standard on my own site; I'll be
able to make inferences with's content.

-Matt Jensen

On Wed, 8 Nov 2000, Gordon Joly wrote:

> >...  Then a form of Metcalfe's law [2]
> >applies, where other web sites have more and more reasons to join.
> Yes, to convince them. But like HTML (the well know computer virus),
> inertia rules.
> Did PNG take off like a rocket? Answer - no. And that was a very
> simple in comparison.

Received on Wednesday, 8 November 2000 10:58:24 UTC