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Re: Fwd: draft press release

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2011 21:31:48 +0200
Message-ID: <4E5FDDA4.2080406@few.vu.nl>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
Emma, Tom, others,

For the record I'm happy with sending that to W3C PR, to see what their reaction is. Iie., if they want something different, it's better to start the discussion now...


> 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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