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Re: studies about LD visibility

From: Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 16:31:27 +0000
Message-ID: <497F36DF.7080302@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
To: Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>
CC: public-lod@w3.org

Olaf Hartig wrote:
> On Thursday 22 January 2009 16:32:31 Tom Heath wrote:
>   
>> 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
>> perform).
>>     
>
> I want to learn something about potential users of SQUIN and other linked data 
> applications from such a kind of report. I was wondering whether I can even 
> derive some requirements.
>
> Greetings,
> Olaf
>
>   
Hi Olaf,

I am not sure whether you only want to know the reaction to LD by 
developers only. Our projects have been supporting the needs from users 
who have little or no techy background. They quite buy the idea of 
Semantic Web, for making it easier to mash up datasets, technically 
speaking. However, we are still looking for compelling cases to show 
that there are things that cannot be done without LD. And I would really 
want to know what the LD community feels about how far the LD technology 
is reaching outside the SW community.

Looking forward to SQUIN:-)

Jun
Received on Tuesday, 27 January 2009 16:32:04 UTC

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