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Re: Wiki-based vocabulary website idea

From: Sergey Chernyshev <sergey.chernyshev@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 17:02:20 -0400
Message-ID: <9984a7a70905191402o3ed9ee06wc0406023a382840c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: RDFa TF list <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, Public RDFa <public-rdfa@w3.org>

It's worth noting that SMW has ability to extract vocabulary as RDF:

BTW, suggestions are welcome.

RDFa support project was started by CC team as part of GSoC last year, but
didn't make it's way to the core yet.

Thank you,


Sergey Chernyshev

On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>wrote:

> Michael, Mark, Kingsley, and Sergey,
> Michael Hausenblas wrote:
> > I absolutely support your principle idea re vocabulary management. There
> is
> > indeed a need for people to find, share, and create vocabularies.
> However,
> > please let us not reinvent the wheel here or even worse creating an
> > RDFa-specific solution, as this is a general RDF issue.
> Yes, certainly, we don't want to re-invent the wheel and we do want to
> use existing solutions as much as possible. This is a general RDF issue,
> which I tried to express by writing "RDF(a)", but it seems that the
> subtleness of the statement was lost. I've updated the page to
> explicitly state that it is a general RDF issue. I added text to the
> introduction section to make this more clear:
> http://rdfa.info/wiki/wiki-based-vocabulary-website#Introduction
> > As already many people (incl. me ;) have put considerable time and
> thoughts
> > into this issue, please consider reviewing the following resources,
> projects
> > and efforts before you continue:
> Thanks for the links Michael, Mark, and Sergey - they were very helpful.
> I've updated the wiki to refer to those links:
> http://rdfa.info/wiki/wiki-based-vocabulary-website#State_of_the_Art
> Each also has a set of bullet-points that point out why I don't consider
> those complete solutions. The one that comes the closest, I believe, is
> OpenVocab.
> This would be a fun project to work on, if I had the free time... so in
> the mean-time, I'm just documenting what a complete solution might look
> like. I still don't think that the collective set of requirements are
> met by any of the solutions listed thus-far... perhaps, the requirements
> aren't as clear as they should be?
> The major issue with all of the solutions thus far are ease-of
> creation/publishing and ensuring that vocabularies are highly-available.
> Something akin to Linux distro/kernel mirrors would be nice - something
> like apt/yum mirrors for RDF vocabularies.
> Looking for more feedback...
> -- manu
> --
> Manu Sporny
> President/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: A Collaborative Distribution Model for Music
> http://blog.digitalbazaar.com/2009/04/04/collaborative-music-model/
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