Re: another laugher

From: none <rp_at_raampje.>
Date: 11 Aug 2009 21:35:05 GMT
Message-ID: <4a81e409$0$25206$>

Paul, as obnoxious as you are, I feel you hit the nail on the head here:

>"meaning ... expressed by RDF"? Anybody who's been around db's will
>know that meaning cannot be expressed without agreement, which involves
>language, not just syntax, and not by any particular machine format.
>Anyone can define a new concept ... "just by" defining a URI? Give me a
>break, there's a lot more to it than that.

This is exactly my reservation about the 'semantic web'. Then again, it is also my motivation for believing in the OO approach to modeling (tying data and its use together) which you appear to be so skeptical of.

Received on Tue Aug 11 2009 - 23:35:05 CEST

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