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Re: Ease of adoption

From: Dawson, Laura <Laura.Dawson@bowker.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 16:48:07 +0000
To: Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com>, "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CE1C14EA.4973A%laura.dawson@bowker.com>
Someone just has to do this, a few times, for a value prop to be
demonstrated. 

On 7/29/13 12:44 PM, "Dave Pawson" <dave.pawson@gmail.com> wrote:

>On 29 July 2013 17:39, Dawson, Laura <Laura.Dawson@bowker.com> wrote:
>> What I've been looking for is an interface that allows a "web monkey" or
>> home user to do thisŠin book files. To mark up ebooks semantically, and
>>have
>> search engines ingest the files in their indexes, would be a huge leap
>> forward. It would help search, it would help books, it would help
>>society as
>> a whole.
>>
>> But we are missing three things in that: the Wordpress-y like interface
>>that
>> would allow this; the ability for an epub or mobi file to handle this
>>markup
>> without breaking; and the willingness of the book market to experiment.
>>(To
>> wit: Authors Guild lawsuit against Google Books regarding indexing and
>> abstracting. Walled garden ebook environments. Etc.)
>
>That's it Laura, widening usage even more. Add some XML vocab in there
>too.
>Pure geekery isn't going to hack it for this usage IMHO.
>
>Do none of the members have this sort of skill in house?
>
>regards
>
>
>
>
>
>-- 
>Dave Pawson
>XSLT XSL-FO FAQ.
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