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Re: ESWC2009: Linked Data gathering

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 18:31:13 +0200
Message-ID: <4A240251.5050602@danbri.org>
To: Tom Heath <tom.heath@talis.com>
CC: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
On 1/6/09 17:14, Tom Heath wrote:
> 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.

Thanks. The rephrase may seem slight, but it makes all the difference :)

cheers,

Dan
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