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Re: Google starts supporting RDFa -- 'rich snippets'

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 11:41:08 -0500
Cc: "public-semweb-lifesci" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7FF80D29-F472-45CA-A0E3-525662A3B8AC@ihmc.us>
To: "Matthias Samwald" <samwald@gmx.at>

On May 13, 2009, at 1:48 AM, Matthias Samwald wrote:

> Quite preliminary, but still noteworthy.

Indeed, especially as Guha is behind it. Full circle for RDF, I guess.

Pat Hayes

> 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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