W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-lod@w3.org > June 2009

Re: Common Tag - semantic tagging convention

From: Ian Davis <me@iandavis.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 22:04:08 +0100
Message-ID: <ec8613a80906111404x2408c4e1s75cf8a612c197d05@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andraz Tori <andraz@zemanta.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
Congratulations! This looks really good

On Thursday, June 11, 2009, Andraz Tori <andraz@zemanta.com> 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]
>
>
> --
> Andraz Tori, CTO
> Zemanta Ltd, New York, London, Ljubljana
> www.zemanta.com
> mail: andraz@zemanta.com
> tel: +386 41 515 767
> ´╗┐twitter: andraz, skype: minmax_test
>
>
>
>
>
Received on Thursday, 11 June 2009 21:04:40 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Sunday, 31 March 2013 14:24:21 UTC