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Re: Semantic Web Activity page use case

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2007 14:07:39 +0100
Message-ID: <45CC721B.3020501@w3.org>
To: "Paul Walsh, Segala" <paulwalsh@segala.com>
Cc: kidehen@openlinksw.com, public-sweo-ig@w3.org

Paul Walsh, Segala wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-sweo-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:public-sweo-ig-request@w3.org]
> On Behalf Of Ivan Herman
> Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>>Kjetil Kjernsmo wrote:
>>>I've promoted things like "what if you could take your bank statement
>>>and add it to the calendar along with the dates you get your paycheck,
>>>and see how it fits with when you can afford to fly off for a
>>>vacation". If that could be condensed to something understandable...
>>How about:
>>"Why can't I join my list of LinkedIn contacts with the list of feeds
>>that I keep at Syndic8?" for instance?
> I have to be religious here:-) W3C's vendor neutrality requires to
> reduce the references to real company to the strict minimum, certainly
> on a page like the SW Activity page!
> [PW] This is very good to know. David is going to propose 2 projects;
> contentlabel.org to create new codes of conduct using POWDER (feel free to
> hit me every time I say Content Labels on this list ;))
> The second will be for Browser extensions/plug-ins to demonstrate how POWDER
> (and other Semantic stuff) can benefit end users. This is where your comment
> is useful. At present searchthresher.com is not Segala branded as we wanted
> to get something up very quickly. However we're going to launch a new site
> and pull the extension in with it. I won't waste time doing this if I think
> there's a strong possibility of getting this onto the project list.
> Likewise, I don't want to pull the blog down if it's not going to make it
> onto the list.
> I'm more than happy to have the extension branded with the same brand as I
> intend to create for POWDER/Content Labels.

There is a difference between projects done by member of an IG/WG on
behalf of the IG/WG and what goes on the 'central' Web pages like the
activity page. The latter would/could reflect a strong backing of W3C as
an organization, and that is what I try to avoid. For those pages, I
would be probably more catholic than the pope:-)


> Advice/comments welcome :)
> Thanks
> Paul


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