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Re: How will the semantic web emerge

From: Seth Russell <russell.seth@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 08:54:49 -0800
Message-ID: <41d274430512160854u7e87f533yb9a8ac1c5b7d0b41@mail.gmail.com>
To: Asankhaya Sharma <asankhaya@yahoo.com>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
On 12/16/05, Asankhaya Sharma <asankhaya@yahoo.com> wrote:
> there must be de facto standards of classifing
> information or else the very cause of classification
> is useless.

People point at a mountain and utter a sign.  That's how language starts.
People fall into habits of signing and people learn those habits.  No "de
facto standards" are necessary, just habits ... repeated usages ... people
repeating things that work for them.

Seth Russell
Received on Friday, 16 December 2005 16:55:05 UTC

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