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Re: [wp-hackers] semantic web features?

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  • Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] semantic web features?
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <r@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 11:55:28 +0100
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___/ On Fri 19 May 2006 11:33:19 BST, [ Paul Mitchell ] wrote : \___

Russ (YAR) Gilman-Hunt wrote:
Pardon my naivete... but how does the study of 'being' intersect with
the 'semantic' web?
What do you mean by "'semantic' web"? I've had trouble finding a
canonical definition. I understand the term to mean "self-describing

Bridge the gap between verbal description and more formal languages for
expression. This can be done without detracting from human-readable text.

The web as we know it was invented by nuclear physicists (and it shows)...


...Perhaps the semantic web will be invented by psychologists. A semantic
web could "know" itself and adapt to new content, which is a form of
"being". I'd study that for a dollar. I'll help build it for fun. If
only there were a spec...



Best wishes,


Roy S. Schestowitz
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