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CORRECTION: AW: fw: Google starts supporting RDFa -- 'rich snippets'

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 09:29:08 -0400
Message-ID: <4A0ACB24.9040801@openlinksw.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
CC: Chris Bizer <chris@bizer.de>, 'Peter Ansell' <ansell.peter@gmail.com>, public-lod@w3.org
Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> Chris Bizer wrote:
>> Hi Peter,
>>
>> don't know. In a O'Reilly about Google's RDFa support, Guha says that 
>> they draw and plan to draw from existing vocabularies.
>> "And we're not going to do this all by ourselves. As it is, we are 
>> drawing from several sources. We're drawing from microformats. We're 
>> drawing from vCard. And there are other places that you will see. And 
>> there's other people who know more about their topics than we could 
>> possibly know. And we'll draw on all of these things. So to come back 
>> and answer your question, we hope that the scope of this will be 
>> substantially more than the scope of all the particular data types 
>> that work today by microformats."
>>
>> See http://radar.oreilly.com/2009/05/google-adds-microformat-parsin.html
>>
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> Chris
>>
>>   
> All,
>
> Even if Google makes up their own vocabulary, so what? Is this whole 
> game about meshing structured data? This is simply a case of meshing 
> their vocabulary with other vocabularies.
>
> btw - the UMBEL framework has existed with this sort of thing in mind 
> for eons. Middleware style integration isn't an ABox realm constrained 
> activity, you can integrate in the TBox realm, and in actuality this 
> is where the real magic will happen :-)
>
>
> Links:
>
> 1. http://umbel.org/
>
>
> Kingsley

Meant to say:

Even if Google makes up their own vocabulary, so what? *Isn't* this 
whole game about meshing structured linked data? This is simply a case 
of meshing their vocabulary with other vocabularies.


Kingsley
>>  
>>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>>> Von: public-lod-request@w3.org [mailto:public-lod-request@w3.org] Im
>>> Auftrag von Peter Ansell
>>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 13. Mai 2009 13:35
>>> An: Chris Bizer
>>> Cc: public-lod@w3.org
>>> Betreff: Re: fw: Google starts supporting RDFa -- 'rich snippets'
>>>
>>> Unlike Yahoo SearchMonkey, Google has chosen to mock up their own
>>> ontologies instead of recognising existing vocabularies.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Peter
>>>
>>> 2009/5/13 Chris Bizer <chris@bizer.de>:
>>>    
>>>> Very nice.  After Yahoo SearchMonkey has been around for a while,
>>>>       
>>> things are
>>>    
>>>> now also moving at Google.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> See:
>>>> http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2009/05/introducing-rich-
>>>>       
>>> snippets.html
>>>    
>>>>
>>>> And Ivan’s comment on it:
>>>>
>>>> http://ivan-herman.name/2009/05/13/rdfa-google/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Chris
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Von: public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org
>>>> [mailto:public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org] Im Auftrag von Matthias
>>>> Samwald
>>>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 13. Mai 2009 08:48
>>>> An: public-semweb-lifesci
>>>> Betreff: Google starts supporting RDFa -- 'rich snippets'
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Quite preliminary, but still noteworthy. See
>>>> http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2009/05/introducing-rich-
>>>>       
>>> snippets.html
>>>    
>>>>
>>>> They are also searching for new  vocabularies and data sources that
>>>>       
>>> they can
>>>    
>>>> potentially support, I guess they will soon support the popular
>>>>       
>>> vocabularies
>>>    
>>>> (FOAF, SIOC etc.) that are also supported by Yahoo Search Monkey [1].
>>>>       
>>> Maybe
>>>    
>>>> we (the HCLS IG) could come up with a biomedical demo scenario based
>>>>       
>>> on RDFa
>>>    
>>>> and propose that to Google?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> [1]
>>>>       
>>> http://developer.yahoo.com/searchmonkey/smguide/profile_vocab.html
>>>    
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Matthias Samwald
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> DERI Galway, Ireland
>>>> http://deri.ie/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution & Cognition Research, Austria
>>>> http://kli.ac.at/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>       
>>
>>
>>
>>   
>
>


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