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Re: Subjects as Literals

From: Patrick Durusau <patrick@durusau.net>
Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2010 05:33:32 -0400
Message-ID: <4C2DB26C.4030506@durusau.net>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
CC: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>, Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, Ross Singer <rossfsinger@gmail.com>, Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>

On 7/1/2010 11:14 PM, Pat Hayes wrote:

> That is fine. Nobody mandates that your (or anyone else's) software 
> must be able to handle all cases of RDF. But to impose an irrational 
> limitation on a standard just because someone has spent a lot of money 
> is a very bad way to make progress, IMO. Although, I believe that 
> there are still people using COBOL, so you may have a point.

It was reported that the average American has nearly 4,000 interactions 
with COBOL based transaction systems per year. 

So, yes, there are people still using COBOL.

Hope you are having a great day!


Patrick Durusau
Chair, V1 - US TAG to JTC 1/SC 34
Convener, JTC 1/SC 34/WG 3 (Topic Maps)
Editor, OpenDocument Format TC (OASIS), Project Editor ISO/IEC 26300
Co-Editor, ISO/IEC 13250-1, 13250-5 (Topic Maps)

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