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Re: [call for comments] voiD 1.0

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 16:50:00 -0500
Message-ID: <49822488.3030606@openlinksw.com>
To: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web community <semantic-web@w3.org>

On 1/29/09 1:53 PM, Michael Hausenblas wrote:
> Dear LODers,
>
> We are very pleased to announce the release of voiD [1].
>
> voiD (from "Vocabulary of Interlinked Datasets") is an RDF based schema to
> describe linked datasets. With voiD the discovery and usage of linked
> datasets can be performed both effectively and efficiently. A dataset is a
> collection of data, published and maintained by a single provider, available
> as RDF, and accessible, for example, through dereferenceable HTTP URIs or a
> SPARQL endpoint.
>
> We ask for comments on both the vocabulary [2] as well as the guide [3] -
> this will certainly help to release a second version of voiD in the near
> future.  When providing feedback, please CC
> void-rdfs-internals@googlegroups.com.
>
> Our thanks go out to some chaps who influenced the design of voiD, provided
> use cases and ensured that we would never get bored too quickly (in
> alphabetic order): Orri Erling, Hugh Glaser, Olaf Hartig, Tom Heath, Ian
> Millard, Marc-Alexandre Nolin, Yves Raimond, Yrjänä Rankka, Francois
> Scharffe, Giovanni Tummarello.
>
> On behalf of the voiD team (Keith, Richard, Jun and /me)
>
> Cheers,
>        Michael
>
> [1] http://semanticweb.org/wiki/VoiD
> [2] http://rdfs.org/ns/void
> [3] http://rdfs.org/ns/void-guide
>
>    
Micheal,

Nice!

Early demo:
http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/http://twitter.com/kidehen%23Dataset

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Regards,

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