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Re: task force information gathering: what do we want?

From: Leo Sauermann <leo.sauermann@dfki.de>
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2007 11:47:48 +0100
Message-ID: <45E800D4.4070709@dfki.de>
To: Leo Sauermann <leo.sauermann@dfki.de>
CC: W3C SWEO IG <public-sweo-ig@w3.org>
btw, this also reflects in the mission statement on top of [1],
do you agree with it?

"The goal of the information-gathering task is to identify existing 
Semantic Web resources, and to ensure that they are easy for others to 
find and utilize going forwards. Resources for this task will include 
tools, products, code, demos, papers and books. The resources are 
presented on a website, can be annotated and searched. Users can find 
these resources based on a categorization ontology. This website is 
named *Semantic Web Information Portal*, or short *SWIP*."

if not, just edit it there so that it reflects your idea of [1].
(don't argue too long in e-mails, just edit the mission statement, and 
edit it in a way that makes your arguments for the edit clearly visible, 
we can always revert changes,
e-mail arguments take longer.)

Es begab sich aber da Leo Sauermann zur rechten Zeit 02.03.2007 11:43 
folgendes schrieb:
>
> Reading the current discussion on what vocabulary to use to gather data,
> I see that people have some goals and motivations behind their arguments,
> but the discussion is only on a technical level, not on a motivational 
> level.
>
> what do you want?
>
> Leo Sauermann:
> I want to stick to the timeline posted on [1].
> I want to have a working way of gathering information items and 
> display them on a
> portal website, giving good lists of "recommended tutorials to read 
> when you start
> learning inference".
>
> To put it to a sarcastic point: All these discussions about 
> SIOC/SKOS/FOAF/.... stop us from teaching people
> about the semantic web. We don't need SIOC, SKOS, FOAF, etc to do that,
> we could even use an RDF:Bag of RDF:resource with rdfs:label, 
> rdfs:comment
> and rdfs:seeAlso links to websites -  thats perfectly enough to gather 
> information.
> We are the Semantic Web Education and Outreach interest group,
> not the "We define a perfect vocabulary for gathering information W3C 
> technical group".
> We should gather good tutorials, ask people to write introductionary 
> material on the
> semantic web and THEN provide this teaching material in some kind of 
> RSS feed.
>
> I also put this statement on [1], for reference.
>
> Please answer what you want,
> and if the wiki pages [1] and [2], [3] don't reflect your needs,
> edit them freely (I see the history of the wiki pages)
>
> A gentle reminder:
> We can go on forever discussing if DC is better than Bibtex,
> but we start implementing the inofmration crawler on 1 March 2007 and 
> the task force should be closed
> by 1st May 2007. So we should have started already implementing and 
> are a bit late.
>
> cheers
> Leo
> [1]http://esw.w3.org/topic/SweoIG/TaskForces/InfoGathering
> [2]http://esw.w3.org/topic/SweoIG/TaskForces/InfoGathering/DataVocabulary
> [3]http://esw.w3.org/topic/SweoIG/TaskForces/InfoGathering/ClassificationOntology 
>
>


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