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Re: studies about LD visibility

From: Tom Heath <tom.heath@talis.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 15:32:31 +0000
Message-ID: <89f622f10901220732u639baeefq7ee1a746275b241c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Cc: Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>, public-lod@w3.org, W3C SWEO IG <public-sweo-ig@w3.org>

Hi Olaf,

What's your overall goal? It might be that there's another way of
answering your underlying question or achieving this goal than such a
study (which if it doesn't exist may be costly in time and money to


2009/1/22 Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>:
> 2009/1/21 Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>:
>> Does someone know a study that investigates whether people from different
>> communities know about linked data and are aware of the benefits?
> I've not seen anything, but if the W3C has resources for another
> Education and Outreach group in the near future, I'd suggest such a
> study as a deliverable.
> As far as I can tell there is awareness in some of the scientific
> communities, though as a message for the Web at large linked data
> seems still to be be limited to a subset of the semweb community.
> Having said that, places like Read/WriteWeb and programmableweb.com do
> expose running applications to the Web 2.0 community. Also RDFa
> deployment seems to be growing in general, and that's good data.
> Cheers,
> Danny.
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