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    I really don't know how to explain to people that the "Semantic Web" is just a bunch of people clustering roughly around an approach.

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    Tom Coates

  2. @danbri Whenever I get into a big discussion with people though, I try and distinguish the general goal of a connected web of data...

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    Tom Coates

    @danbri ... from the specific technologies and philosophy of the Semantic Web community, which seems to me to be a bunch of people ...

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    @danbri ... clustering primarily around a few technologies and philosophies, who have ownership of the approach but not the goal ...

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    Tom Coates

    @danbri ... and this seems very hard for people to understand - that lots of people doing data work don't consider themselves semweb.

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    @danbri ... which is not to say that Semweb is wrong, although I'm not sure I get on with it very well ...

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    @danbri ... just that you can believe in a connected web of data without going RDF, OWL, SPARQL etc.

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    Tom Coates

  3. @tomcoates I generally tend to agree with you, and many rdf users would too. Maybe you find yourself talking to more boolean-minded ppl?

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