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Semantic Web Taps Into Venerable Lisp Language

Apr 03, 2009, 20:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jennifer Zaino)

"In the late stages of development now -- close to full-scale public open source status -- the product was exhibited at the International Lisp Conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at the end of last month. It’s only in the last year or year and a half, however, as the system has gotten closer to its final version, that its potential usefulness to the semantic web has taken shape.

""We are seeing other versions of Lisp that are getting in and working very well in these complex kinds of systems. As we get to their level we also bring this ability to integrate very easily and trivially with Java," says Boetje. "That's what we bring to the table."

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