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From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 11:59:48 +0100
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0701310259t7adf90b3pda46dccfaac94f2c@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Kjetil Kjernsmo" <kjetilk@opera.com>, "W3C SWEO IG" <public-sweo-ig@w3.org>

I posted Kjetil's announcement on my blog, got the following in comments :
[[
a bit confused by the whole 'proposal' thing myself. theres this long
questionnaire on the SWEO site, at least 10 questions, plus a small
essay.

are they paying people to work on these tools, YCombinator style?
otherwise, i cant see the incentive to fill out the questionaire etc.
if a developer wants additional help, this will sort itself out if
their project has merit and use outside of themselves - people will
find it and play around with it, and some of them will turn into
contributors..

just dont see how an official 'annointing' of some page on the w3 site
does any benefit for the project, compared with the kind of inflows
youd get from getting linked from tech bloggers. i mean its not like
people actually READ the w3 site..
]]
from carmen ( I believe "c" on #swig, http://blog.whats-your.name/ )
http://dannyayers.com/2007/01/30/semantic-web-community#comments

I've had a crack at addressing these :

http://esw.w3.org/topic/CommunityProjectFaq

(also at http://dannyayers.com/2007/01/31/semantic-web-community )

As ever, please edit as you see fit.

Cheers,
Danny.

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