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Re: please help define Web of Data

From: Giovanni Tummarello <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 09:01:44 +0200
Message-ID: <BANLkTin7+4NiAX92qgF1Aw0SWKjUgKOh6w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Enrico Franconi <franconi@inf.unibz.it>
Cc: Semantic Web at W3C <semantic-web@w3.org>
Hi Enrico

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 12:34 AM, Enrico Franconi <franconi@inf.unibz.it> wrote:
> I guess Tom gave already an answer to your question: microformats are not in the web of data (nor are they linked data), they are just well structured (and easily accessible in the web environment) records of atomic ground data.

I see you're taking the "link" part as necessity for beign "web",
while i take HTTP, universal URL accessibility as the necessary part.
E.g. i think this is on the web, even with no links out  :)
but i see your point.

> I happen to agree with both comments: there is a difference, but let's people find their own way autonomously: "Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting progress in the arts and the sciences and a flourishing socialist culture in our land." (Chairman Mao)

Yes discussion is good, that's what i was saying anyway.

I'd argue it isn't so when one gives definitions, kind of implying
consensus and technical soundness.

I was sadden to discover that since 1-2 years  ISWC is considered a B
class conference (by well reputed sources). I  dont think this is
unrelated to the attitude of dismissing real world reality checks and
requests for clarifications.

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