[Wolves] Semantic web viability

Stuart Langridge sil at kryogenix.org
Thu Sep 1 18:03:29 BST 2005

>  Aq, perhaps you could elaborate then? My understanding of the term
> "semantic web" as it is commonly used has always been the use of correctly
> structured XHTML or XML (usually XHTML) to markup documents appropriately.
> Something I certainly don't think is too much extra work and should always
> be encouraged over "tag soup", as it were.

That's not too much extra work, and it should be encouraged over tag
soup...but that's not what the Semantic Web is.
has the detail (in story form) of what the SW is according to its
proponents, and you can both see rebuttal links and the slides from
the presentation I gave at
http://www.kryogenix.org/days/2005/09/01/semanticTalk. Questions and
comments encouraged.


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