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Re: Catalog software to maintain/display OWL vocabularies...

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2010 09:48:38 +0000
To: Rinke Hoekstra <hoekstra@uva.nl>, Richard Cyganiak <richard.cyganiak@deri.org>
CC: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>, Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>, eGov IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C78DA576.C77A%michael.hausenblas@deri.org>

Rinke,

Thanks a lot for your interest!

> Great, I figured as much (as the demo seems to be down). Do you have any plans
> for incorporating a SKOS view/browser in Neologism? As an increasing number of
> ontologies/vocabularies are now developed as SKOS, this would be very useful.

Interesting idea. I'd prefer not to answer myself, if you allow, but refer
to Richard Cyganiak, the Neologism project lead. I think he reads this list
anyway, but included him in the reply just to make sure ;)

Cheers,
      Michael

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> From: Rinke Hoekstra <hoekstra@uva.nl>
> Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 10:42:45 +0100
> To: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
> Cc: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>, Peter Krantz
> <peter.krantz@gmail.com>, eGov IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: Catalog software to maintain/display OWL vocabularies...
> 
> Hi Michael,
> 
> On 2 feb 2010, at 10:14, Michael Hausenblas wrote:
>> Indeed. For a start I'd suggest people look at the voiD overview [1] and the
>> voiD guide [2]. Further we are currently working on voiD 2.0 [3], which we
>> intent to submit to W3C as a member submission.
>> 
>> Regarding dataset dynamics, we are working on a vocabulary [4] and a first
>> demo is available [5] as well. This is rather premature work, though a
>> couple of people seem to be interested and have gathered in a respective
>> working group [6].
> 
> Thanks for these pointers, very interesting stuff.
> 
>>> For vocabulary publishing tools, I suggest examining e.g. Neologism
>>> [4]. It's built on Drupal, seems to use clean, reliable and
>>> *non-tool-dependent* URI:s. A prime example of it in action is voiD
>>> itself (with representations available as HTML, RDF, N3 and a
>>> diagram).
>> 
>> Right. We are about to release a new version of Neologism very soon and
>> happy to keep you posted.
> 
> Great, I figured as much (as the demo seems to be down). Do you have any plans
> for incorporating a SKOS view/browser in Neologism? As an increasing number of
> ontologies/vocabularies are now developed as SKOS, this would be very useful.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Rinke
> 
>> Cheers,
>>      Michael
>> 
>> [1] http://semanticweb.org/wiki/VoiD
>> [2] http://rdfs.org/ns/void-guide
>> [3] http://code.google.com/p/void-impl/issues/list?q=milestone%3ARelease2.0
>> [4] http://purl.org/NET/dady
>> [5] http://code.google.com/p/dady/wiki/Demos
>> [6] http://groups.google.com/group/dataset-dynamics
>> 
>> -- 
>> Dr. Michael Hausenblas
>> LiDRC - Linked Data Research Centre
>> DERI - Digital Enterprise Research Institute
>> NUIG - National University of Ireland, Galway
>> Ireland, Europe
>> Tel. +353 91 495730
>> http://linkeddata.deri.ie/
>> http://sw-app.org/about.html
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> From: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>
>>> Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 00:39:14 +0100
>>> To: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>
>>> Cc: eGov IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
>>> Subject: Re: Catalog software to maintain/display OWL vocabularies...
>>> Resent-From: <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
>>> Resent-Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2010 23:40:09 +0000
>>> 
>>> Peter, all!
>>> 
>>> I think the form of such a repository could be exposed as a
>>> void:Dataset [1], with its dynamics (updates) expressed using e.g.
>>> Atom feeds. See dady [2] (DatasetDynamics) for building upon voiD [3]
>>> to express such data syndication/synchronization
>>> (notification/update).
>>> 
>>> For vocabulary publishing tools, I suggest examining e.g. Neologism
>>> [4]. It's built on Drupal, seems to use clean, reliable and
>>> *non-tool-dependent* URI:s. A prime example of it in action is voiD
>>> itself (with representations available as HTML, RDF, N3 and a
>>> diagram).
>>> 
>>> I'm not sure about where it stands regarding describing its content
>>> with voiD, dady, Atom etc; but it seems reasonable it may progress
>>> along that path. And hopefully more tools will appear using the same
>>> approach. (The principles themselves should of course be clear and
>>> non-tool-specific; i.e. Cool URIs, conneg/REST, dataset descriptions
>>> and dynamics, feeds.)
>>> 
>>> Jeni Tennison's series of posts about Linked Data [5] about are also
>>> an excellent source of practical experience on these matters.
>>> 
>>> Best regards,
>>> Niklas Lindström
>>> 
>>> [1]: http://rdfs.org/ns/void#Dataset
>>> [2]: http://esw.w3.org/topic/DatasetDynamics
>>> [3]: http://rdfs.org/ns/void
>>> [4]: http://neologism.deri.ie/
>>> [5]: http://www.jenitennison.com/blog/taxonomy/term/46
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 3:14 PM, Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hi!
>>>> 
>>>> We are investigating cost efficient ways of maintaining a catalog of
>>>> vocabularies created by various agencies. As data outlives
>>>> organizations I would like to bea able to find an OWL model years
>>>> after the agency that created it was shut down.
>>>> 
>>>> In addition, many of the websites that our agencies have today are
>>>> poor att maintaining URL:s over time so a common repository would make
>>>> life easier for the people involved in creating and maintaining
>>>> vocabularies.
>>>> 
>>>> I guess I would like to have a model.gov.se website that presented
>>>> vocabularies in a consistent way for both humans and machines while at
>>>> the same time enabling discoverability of all the vocabularies that
>>>> the public sector creates.
>>>> 
>>>> Is anyone here aware if such software exists? Has anyone seen similar
>>>> catalogs on the web?
>>>> 
>>>> Regards,
>>>> 
>>>> Peter Krantz
>>>> Stockholm, Sweden
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
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