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Re: Fwd: draft press release

From: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 12:10:47 -0400
To: Emmanuelle Bermes <manue@figoblog.org>
Cc: public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110901161047.GA33960@julius>
Emma,

Thank you for drafting this!  I have turned the text into a 
wiki page at [1]...

Tom

[1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/PressRelease

On Thu, Sep 01, 2011 at 05:06:34PM +0200, Emmanuelle Bermes wrote:
> I thought I had sent that a while ago... appears it was still in my
> draft folder :-(
> 
> Following the action :
> ACTION: Chairs to prepare press release with W3C [recorded in
> http://www.w3.org/2011/08/18-lld-minutes.html#action17]
> 
> Here is a draft press release, feedback welcome.
> As I mentionned during the telecon, this is basically a mix between
> the regular W3C press release format for incubator group reports, and
> the beginning of our executive summary.
> 
> Emma
> ______________________________________________
> 
> Incubator group report - Library Linked Data
> 
> The W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group has published their final report.
> 
> The group worked from May 2010 until August 2011, this final report
> being the main outcome of this activity. The mission of the incubator
> group was to help increase global interoperability of library data on
> the Web. At this time, libraries and other cultural heritage or memory
> institutions, including museums and archives, show a great interest in
> sharing data on the Web. Existing library applications showcase the
> benefits of adopting Semantic Web standards and Linked Data
> principles, in order to publish valuable information assets that
> library create and curate, such as bibliographic data, lists of
> concepts, names, persons, etc.
> 
> The work of the group  originates from a set of use cases contributed
> by a variety of parties ranging from small, independent projects to
> activities in national libraries. From these the group extracted
> benefits, a brief report of the current state of library linked data,
> and recommendations for next steps. Our analysis also features
> detailed inventories of available vocabularies and technologies.
> 
> This publication is part of the Incubator Activity, a forum where W3C
> Members can innovate and experiment. This work is not on the W3C
> standards track.
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