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Re: Common Tag - semantic tagging convention

From: Andraz Tori <andraz@zemanta.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 22:34:04 +0200
To: Stephane Corlosquet <stephane.corlosquet@deri.org>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
Message-Id: <1244752444.3893.144.camel@minmax-laptop>
On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 21:28 +0100, Stephane Corlosquet wrote:
> Hi Andraz and all,
> 
> This great! We were waiting for some consensus on a common tagging 
> format to integrate in Drupal 7 RDFa, now we have it. Perfect timing.

fantastic!

bye
andraz

> regards,
> St├ęphane.
> 
> Andraz Tori wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > today, a small consortium of web companies and one institute
> > (AdaptiveBlue, DERI (NUI Galway), Faviki, Freebase, Yahoo!, Zemanta, and
> > Zigtag) released a format specifying expression of semantic tags so our
> > tools will understand/publish them.
> >
> > http://commontag.org
> >
> > It is RDFa based and it does not mandate specific vocabulary of meanings
> > for tags. DBpedia and Freebase are currently used by Zigtag, Faviki and
> > Zemanta. 
> >
> > Soon Glue browsing extension will support it too - so there's going to
> > be improved browsing experience as a bonus for semantically tagging the
> > content. We tried to build on previous experience of MOAT and others and
> > simplify even further, so the barrier to entry will be low as possible
> > (but still RDFa is not grokked by a lot of publishing platforms).
> >  
> > I am interested on your thoughts in this! 
> >
> > And if anyone wants to use this somewhere please report it, so we'll put
> > it under Applications page at http://commontag.org
> >
> > [i'll be traveling in next few days and won't be able to answer emails
> > promptly, but there are guys from other organizations this list that
> > will]
> >
> >
> >   
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