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Re: ESWC2009: Linked Data gathering

From: Tom Heath <tom.heath@talis.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 18:14:49 +0300
Message-ID: <89f622f10906010814h5740236ey9c9156187978e507@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi Dan,

2009/6/1 Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>:
> On 1/6/09 10:48, Tom Heath wrote:
>>
>> Hi Dan,
>>
>> 2009/5/31 Dan Brickley<danbri@danbri.org>:
>>>
>>> On 31/5/09 10:40, Tom Heath wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Michael,
>>>>
>>>> The proposed time (7pm on the 1st) clashes with the LarKC Reception;
>>>> from a political point of view there would probably be some value in
>>>> Linked Data folks attending that event :)
>>>
>>> Why frame it in political terms? From an interesting-people-to-talk-to
>>> point
>>> of view, it'd be worth attending. From a using conferences to allow
>>> sub-groups of our wider community to get to know each other, it'd
>>> probably
>>> be worth attending. From a figuring out how on earth we can compute with
>>> all
>>> this RDF data once it's out there perspective, also. And who knows, there
>>> might even be a free glass of wine in it too, I've no idea. Sorry I can't
>>> make it to either meetup this year...
>>
>> Why not? I choose that aspect as one that felt important, but chose
>> not to enumerate all the other possible reasons for going.
>
> Can you spell out what you mean by "politics" in this situation? Maybe we're
> talking past each other...

To phrase it a different way, my hunch was that scheduling a Linked
Data event to clash with the LarKC reception may have given the
impression that the Linked Data community doesn't care about reasoning
over very large amounts of data.

Tom.

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