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Fwd: please help define Web of Data

From: Paola Di Maio <paola.dimaio@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:29:53 +0100
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To: semantic-web at W3C <semantic-web@w3c.org>
Giovanni


In our definition . (e.g. see the very beginning of the video at
> http://sig.ma ). the Web of Data,is the web made of pages that exposes
> machine processable content definited according to some metadata
> standard. So RDF, RDFa, Microformats, but also XML using notable
> schemas. Of course LOD is part of it.
>


Well, if I remember correctly, DC pre-dates RDF, so a lot of metadata  on
the web is not encoded
in LOD terms, how does your definition address that?

thanks

PDM



>
> In our view the *all these formats* do indeed serve the purpose of web
> scale data interoperability and aggregation. All these allow shared
> understandings thanks to shared vocabularies, so the differences are
> mostly syntactic and can easily be converted and integrated with
> similar, general tools.  [1] discusses a bit more the vision, though
> not specifically about this.
>
> This is clearly outside LOD (it is indeed a vast superset). But i
> really apologize if we have used this term wrong so far.
>
> I will appreciate and change the term if there is vaste feeling htat
> there would be no web of data without lod.
> Otherwise maybe those who mean LOD can call  it LOD?  :)
>
> please advice.
>
> thanks in advance.
> Gio & Renaud
>
> [1]  "Publishing Data that Links Itself: A Conjecture" by G. Tummarello
> R.Delbru
> http://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/SSS/SSS10/paper/download/1189/1467
>
>
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