From: Dave Winer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Aug 21 2000 - 03:44:04 PDT
If it's not Guha's retirement plan, what is it?
BTW, Guha boasts of eight issued patents on his website.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Brickley" <Daniel.Brickley@bristol.ac.uk>
To: "Dave Winer" <email@example.com>
Cc: "foRK" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, August 21, 2000 1:58 AM
Subject: Re: What is RDF?
> (+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.
> > firstname.lastname@example.org/whatIsRdf">http://email@example.com/whatIsRdf
> > You all presumably know that I don't like RDF. I'm most likely to vote
> > the "Guha Retirement Plan" choice. But I know other people like RDF. I
> > never understand their reasons why.
> > I hope to start a discussion that instead of rambling all over the map
> > someday panaceas that depend on a lot of magic, and focus on what RDF
> > for us today, and what the costs assosicated with that are, so
> > 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
> > 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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