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Re: PUBLINK Linked Data Consultancy

From: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2010 08:57:40 +0100
To: Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Cc: Georgi Kobilarov <georgi.kobilarov@gmx.de>, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1286438260.2374.9.camel@dave-desktop>
On Thu, 2010-10-07 at 01:38 +0200, Sören Auer wrote: 
> On 07.10.2010 1:13, Georgi Kobilarov wrote:
> > So, now the EU also takes that burden off the small linked data
> > consultancies and businesses.
> 
> Not at all! PUBLINK is not aimed at organizations which already 
> precisely know what they want and are willing to pay for it.
> 
> It is more aimed at people in organizations who want to persuade their 
> decision makers or decision makers who need more information or a 
> showcase in order to get ultimately involved.
> 
> Insofar PUBLINK rather clears the way for commercial linked data service 
> providers.

But is not working with any breadth of such providers.

I share Georgi's reservations, seems like an odd direction for EU
framework projects to take.

Dave
Received on Thursday, 7 October 2010 07:58:24 UTC

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