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>>In RDF, a resource is something that can be identified on the web, and
>>a description is something said about a resource.
>How about a 4 sentences version:
>"The WWW made it possible for anyone in the world to publish documents
>about things in such a way that everyone else in the world could locate
>those documents, use them, and in turn make new documents that link to
>them. HTML was the syntax that made it possible.
>The SW hopes to make is possible for anyone in the world to publish
>assertions about things in such a way that everyone else in the world
>can locate them, use them, and in turn make assertions about them.
>RDF/XML is the proposed syntax for this."
>One could also add:
>"By January 1993, ten minutes on www-talk was enough to turn brother
>against brother. By January 1995, ten minutes with notepad.exe and
>Netscape was enough to turn the average programmer into a prolific
>publisher of web pages and a passionate WWW advocate. Brothers lived in
>By January 2000, ten minutes on www-rdf-interest was enough to turn
>brother against brother."