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mbatsis@netsmart.gr (Emmanuil Batsis (Manos)) writes:
>Our only disagreement was against your judgement of "some folks" in
>your comment.
>IMHO the major reason behind XML's success is because it easy to
>attach semantics on it and then process them with relative ease. From
>a limited point of view, RDF is just a specialization of the above
>recipe for success.

IMHO, RDF botches the "easy" part quite thoroughly, and is hence a
recipe for success only for specialists, preferably specialists who only
care about the graphs, not the markup. 

That seems to be at the heart of our disagreement, and I doubt that will

Simon St.Laurent
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