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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>
Manu,

It's worth noting that SMW has ability to extract vocabulary as RDF:
http://www.mediawikiwidgets.org/export.rdf.gz

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


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Sergey Chernyshev
http://www.sergeychernyshev.com/


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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