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Re: web of data: how to include forms?

From: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 12:24:57 -0500
Message-ID: <45A672E9.7080409@adida.net>
To: Xiaoshu Wang <wangxiao@musc.edu>
CC: 'François-Paul Servant' <francois-paul.servant@renault.com>, semantic-web@w3.org

Xiaoshu Wang wrote:
> But what can an RDF form do to help you? 

One example: your web browser could do extensive auto-complete across
various web sites.

> HTML is a presentation langague to interact with humans, and RDF is
> description language used for machines. We cannot mess them up. 

On the contrary, we should think about how to annotate the HTML so that
it *can* be read by machines as well as humans. Why should the two be
completely separate? Much can be gained in terms of machine-assisted
browsing if the HTML contains RDF annotations, letting your browser jump
in when it can help.

-Ben
Received on Thursday, 11 January 2007 17:25:07 UTC

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