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Fwd: [syndication] SSR simplifications (was Simple Semantics Resolution - RSS 2.0 Module)

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sun, 4 May 2003 22:14:19 -0700
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-Id: <6CDF30FD-7EB8-11D7-8EF2-000A27836A68@mnot.net>

I think this is worthy of note in the RDF/SW community. Dave Winer has, 
in the past, been openly hostile to the Semantic Web and RDF. However, 
when someone goes to the trouble to remove the need for RDF/XML syntax, 
while preserving the model, he welcomes it with open arms, and actually 
gets excited about it.

I suspect the response from many other SW nay-sayers would be similar 
if this type of approach were more universally adopted...


Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Dave Winer" <dave@userland.com>
> Date: Sat May 3, 2003  2:07:17 PM US/Pacific
> To: <syndication@yahoogroups.com>
> Cc: <rss-dev@yahoogroups.com>, <RSS2-Support@yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: Re: [syndication] SSR simplifications (was Simple Semantics 
> Resolution - RSS 2.0 Module)
> Reply-To: syndication@yahoogroups.com
> I wanted to just chime in with a "Good job" to Danny. This is how you 
> do
> evangelism. Meet people where they are, offer a benefit, be humble, be
> inclusive. The idea of getting into the Semantic Web without throwing 
> out
> everything we've already accomplished is the way to go. There are so 
> many
> things I like about this. Only thing I'd like to see that isn't there 
> is a
> full example file. Helps my mind wrap around the details. In any case 
> keep
> up the good work. Dave
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Received on Monday, 5 May 2003 01:14:22 UTC

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