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Re: [Information Gathering] next steps: syndication, good weblocation

From: Leo Sauermann <leo.sauermann@dfki.de>
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2007 16:03:30 +0200
Message-ID: <4613B032.2040801@dfki.de>
To: Lee Feigenbaum <feigenbl@us.ibm.com>
CC: public-sweo-ig@w3.org

Lee, Kingsley,

A good discussion, it brought out what we really want.

It was Kingsley Idehen who said at the right time 02.04.2007 15:49 the 
following words:
> Lee et al,
> How far away is <http://projects.semwebcentral.org/> from what you are 
> seeking? 

Far. Its not inviting for outsiders. It is a beginning, but its not 
This is more what we need as a start page:

then delve into projects, conferences, etc.

> 1/ SWEO editor/editors/task force begins classification of prominent 
> resources
> 2/ SWEO/community developer(s)/task force builds survey that lets resource 
> publishers (more general than "tool developers" in my mind) classify their 
> matierals
> 3/ SWEO editors keep an eye on classifications and refine anything that 
> seems amiss

It was Lee Feigenbaum who said at the right time 01.04.2007 00:17 the 
following words:
> We can't do it if people don't want to do it as part of SWEO's work. 
> Kingsley, this isn't a technical argument I've been making (it never has 
> been!). It's an argument as to the work SWEO should undertake to 
> successfully use the data to accomplish education and outreach goals. Leo 
> wrote:
> """
> And we can then encourage independent 3rd parties to aggregate the data 
> and provide the interface
> I asked Susie for her thoughts about this and she proposes exactly this, 
> stick to information gathering.
> Making a web interface that is user-friendly (especially newbie friendly) 
> and is managed by W3C is tricky, because W3C is a technology 
> standardization body and not an education body.
> """
> ...which is what I've been disagreeing about all along. Your messages have 
> focused on technology details, which to me seem completely orthogonal to 
> the messages I've been sending.
> Lee

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