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Re: ANN: semanticweb.org

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Fri, 02 May 2008 17:16:27 +0100
Message-ID: <481B3E5B.9060509@danbri.org>
To: Denny Vrandečić <dvr@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org, www-rdf-calendar@w3.org

(resending with right email address for www-rdf-calendar; sorry for noise)

Dan Brickley wrote:
> 
> +cc: RDF calendar list
> 
> Denny Vrandečić wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>
>> we are proud to announce the relaunch of semanticweb.org
>>
>> semanticweb.org is a Semantic MediaWiki installation that gathers data
>> about tools, persons, concepts, events, organizations, and publications
>> on, around, and about the Semantic Web.
>>
>> The site provides cool URIs (as certified by the cool URI note authors,
>> thanks Richard and Leo!) for everything, a SPARQL endpoint, several
>> exports, and much more. We will see how the data from semanticweb.org
>> can be reused in your applications.
>>
>> If you are at the WWW currently, come to tomorrow's presentation of
>> Kalpana, semanticweb.org and the newest developments on Semantic
>> MediaWiki, during the Dev Track Sessions from 10:30-12:00. There will be
>> opportunities to ask questions, raise issues, make wishes, discussion 
>> etc.
>>
>> Kalpana is a tool for the easy reuse of semantic data inside your 
>> website.
>>
>> There will be a more detailed mail next week, if you want more
>> information before that, pass by tomorrow :)
> 
> This is really sweet! Great to see that site come back to live. Wish I 
> could've been in China ... if you folks have any trip-reports to share, 
> do post them here.
> 
> Now, on to the feature requests!
> 
>  * http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Events ... can we get iCal feeds?
>  * OpenID would be lovely too. Any chance of that?
> 
> Re OpenID, I generated a FOAF Group description from the OpenIDs of 
> everyone who has edited wiki.foaf-project.org (hmm I should crontab it). 
> It is a nice way of building a grassroots list of the OpenIDs of people 
> active in the RDF/SWIG and FOAF community. We could also take such a 
> list and poke around to find blog RSS feeds etc. to auto-generate 
> 'planet' aggregators, lots of possible applications I think.
> 
> Re Calendar stuff, see http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Talk:Events also for 
> requests/suggestions. The Events page is great. And anything we can do 
> to move conference CFPs into a more automation-friendly mode would be a 
> great help to all our mailboxes I think.
> 
> Again, nice work. I look forward to hearing more on what's planned...
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Dan
> 
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> 
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