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Re: Semantic Web Hackings
- From: "Sean B. Palmer" <email@example.com>
- To: Jason Diamond <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 01 Jan 2001 02:51:49 +0000
[Please note that it is 2:50AM, and I haven't got a clue what I'm typing,
so this may not be a coherent/cohesive arguement. I'll take another look in
> > On the Semantic Web.
> You're kidding, right?
No, very serious. [At which point I fall about on the floor laughing].
When I talk about the Semantic Web, it appears I am talking about something
very different from what most people are talking about.
> I understand that mailto is just a name. I just think that it's
> worthless in the context of a distributed system without any
> method of resolving it.
Why on earth would you want to resolve a name? You resolve addresses, not
names; c.f. http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/NameMyth.html
A name is a name is a name. I don't see what you're getting at with this
"distributed system" stuff. Why would you want to resolve an RDF property
value (that's what I'm using it as)? It's like resolving a sentence or
Sean B. Palmer
"Perhaps, but let's not get bogged down in semantics."
- Homer J. Simpson, BABF07.