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Re: Re-write of Benefits

From: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 06:46:41 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTin=hrddrCKntUR_=n_Jaeqb97wkBw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Cc: "public-xg-lld@w3.org" <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Thanks Karen. By the way I really liked your recent blog post All the
___ in the World [1]. I think the service orientation you described is
essential for the Benefits to Researchers, Students and Patrons
section [2].

Mendeley and Zotero are good examples of such services. In my opinion
getting library, museum and archives data out as linked and open data
will help serve as a foundation for these sorts of services. If the
data is closed off, and not available on the web in a coherent way it
will raise the barrier to entry for creating these services.

Makes me wonder if maybe the benefits section needs a section on
benefits for businesses...


[1] http://kcoyle.blogspot.com/2011/05/all-in-world.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Benefits#Benefits_to_Researchers.2C_Students_and_Patrons

On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 7:37 PM, Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net> wrote:
> I did some rewriting of the Benefits page [1], as I agreed at the last
> meeting. What is there now is an attempt to remove references to URIs
> without changing the meaning of the text. I could take it further, but I
> think that would be imposing *my* view of the benefits on that section,
> rather than staying somewhat faithful to what the group wrote.
> Then again, if I *did* mess with the meaning, feel free to "mess" it back.
> kc
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Benefits
> --
> Karen Coyle
> kcoyle@kcoyle.net http://kcoyle.net
> ph: 1-510-540-7596
> m: 1-510-435-8234
> skype: kcoylenet
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