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Re: ANN: semanticweb.org

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 02 May 2008 13:47:36 -0400
Message-ID: <481B53B8.4040601@openlinksw.com>
CC: Denny Vrandečić <dvr@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>

Dan Brickley wrote:
> (resending with right email address for www-rdf-calendar; sorry for 
> noise)
Ditto for LOD Community :-)
> Dan Brickley wrote:
>> +cc: RDF calendar list
>> Denny Vrandečić wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> we are proud to announce the relaunch of semanticweb.org
>>> semanticweb.org is a Semantic MediaWiki installation that gathers data
>>> about tools, persons, concepts, events, organizations, and publications
>>> on, around, and about the Semantic Web.
>>> The site provides cool URIs (as certified by the cool URI note authors,
>>> thanks Richard and Leo!) for everything, a SPARQL endpoint, several
>>> exports, and much more. We will see how the data from semanticweb.org
>>> can be reused in your applications.
>>> If you are at the WWW currently, come to tomorrow's presentation of
>>> Kalpana, semanticweb.org and the newest developments on Semantic
>>> MediaWiki, during the Dev Track Sessions from 10:30-12:00. There 
>>> will be
>>> opportunities to ask questions, raise issues, make wishes, 
>>> discussion etc.
>>> Kalpana is a tool for the easy reuse of semantic data inside your 
>>> website.
>>> There will be a more detailed mail next week, if you want more
>>> information before that, pass by tomorrow :)
>> This is really sweet! Great to see that site come back to live. Wish 
>> I could've been in China ... if you folks have any trip-reports to 
>> share, do post them here.
>> Now, on to the feature requests!
>>  * http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Events ... can we get iCal feeds?
>>  * OpenID would be lovely too. Any chance of that?
>> Re OpenID, I generated a FOAF Group description from the OpenIDs of 
>> everyone who has edited wiki.foaf-project.org (hmm I should crontab 
>> it). It is a nice way of building a grassroots list of the OpenIDs of 
>> people active in the RDF/SWIG and FOAF community. We could also take 
>> such a list and poke around to find blog RSS feeds etc. to 
>> auto-generate 'planet' aggregators, lots of possible applications I 
>> think.
>> Re Calendar stuff, see http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Talk:Events also 
>> for requests/suggestions. The Events page is great. And anything we 
>> can do to move conference CFPs into a more automation-friendly mode 
>> would be a great help to all our mailboxes I think.
>> Again, nice work. I look forward to hearing more on what's planned...
>> cheers,
>> Dan
>> -- 
>> http://danbri.org/



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