Re: What is RDF?

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From: Dan Brickley (
Date: Mon Aug 21 2000 - 01:58:05 PDT

(+cc: guha)

I voted for Guha's retirement plan too.

You missed out the right answer of course...


On Sun, 20 Aug 2000, Dave Winer wrote:

> Tomorrow I want to run a survey on Scripting News asking what RDF is.
> You all presumably know that I don't like RDF. I'm most likely to vote for
> the "Guha Retirement Plan" choice. But I know other people like RDF. I just
> never understand their reasons why.
> I hope to start a discussion that instead of rambling all over the map into
> someday panaceas that depend on a lot of magic, and focus on what RDF can do
> for us today, and what the costs assosicated with that are, so intelligent
> busy people can make a decision.
> And so if it turns out that RDF is too complicated by two orders of
> magnitude (another choice), we can figure out how to deliver the benefits it
> promises without compromising simplicity and without having to wait for
> magic to happen.
> Thanks for your help, I hope to learn a lot through this process.
> Dave

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