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Re: status and problems on sematicweb.org

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 16:55:25 +0000
Cc: Markus Krötzsch <markus.kroetzsch@cs.ox.ac.uk>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Stefan Decker <stefan.decker@deri.org>, Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>, Yury Katkov <katkov.juriy@gmail.com>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Ted Guild <ted@w3.org>, Ralph Swick <swick@w3.org>
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To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>

> It's not an offer, I'm just saying we have one that in the past.
>
> For any future project we'd have to understand what is needed and  
> what it would take
> to do, before we could offer anything.


Ivan, can we have an agenda item for this on the upcoming SWCG  
meeting, please? I volunteer to prepare it ...

Cheers,
	Michael
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On 13 Jan 2012, at 16:42, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:

> It's not an offer, I'm just saying we have one that in the past.
>
> For any future project we'd have to understand what is needed and  
> what it would take
> to do, before we could offer anything.
>
> Tim
>
> On 2012-01 -13, at 09:46, Stefan Decker wrote:
>
>> Tim,
>>
>> this is a great offer!
>>
>> Best,
>> Stefan
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>  
>> wrote:
>>> This is indeed an important issue for the community.
>>>
>>> One community service that W3C has provided in the past has been to
>>> take over the service of a domain, like daml.org, which hosts
>>> ontologies which may be used by all kinds of people, but whose
>>> development has stopped.
>>>
>>> Also, we have come to agreements with some domain hosts which
>>> have sem web ontologies that if they wrap up the project or the  
>>> organization
>>> we will take over the domain in the future.
>>>
>>> W3C itself has a persistence policy which commits that we will do  
>>> the same
>>> with another public interest hosting organization should we ever
>>> wrap up W3C.
>>>
>>> I could ask folks whether we could do this for *.semanticweb.org  
>>> domains
>>> which are no longer being modified.
>>>
>>> Tim
>>>
>>> On 2012-01 -13, at 04:04, Michael Hausenblas wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>> This is only weakly related to this wiki site discussion but  
>>>>> should be easy to solve anyway. Short answers:
>>>>>
>>>>> * Subdomains of semanticweb.org are managed independently and  
>>>>> (mainly) on different servers run by different people. The  
>>>>> responsibility is with the people who asked for the subdomain.  
>>>>> Stefan Decker is managing the domain registration and should  
>>>>> know who is responsible in cases where it is not clear from the  
>>>>> web page.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Exactly.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> * Content of earlier versions of semanticweb.org has not been  
>>>>> migrated in the last relaunch of the site a few years ago. As  
>>>>> long as it is just static HTML content that does not conflict  
>>>>> with new content (i.e., if there is nothing else under that URL  
>>>>> now), it would be possible to put it back into its place. To do  
>>>>> this, please send me an email with the archived HTML content and  
>>>>> let me know where to put it. I do not have access to any old  
>>>>> versions of the site, so I cannot help in finding the old content.
>>>
>>> How did that happen?
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Maybe we should also have a look at http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Special:PopularPages 
>>>>  to figure what is relevant or not (modulo person-pages and long  
>>>> tail). Happy to invest some time content-wise ...
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>      Michael
>>>> -[...]
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Professor Stefan Decker
>>
>> Director, Digital Enterprise Research Institute,
>>
>> Professor of Digital Enterprise
>>
>> National University of Ireland, Galway. Ireland.
>>
>> Tel: +353.91.495011
>>
>> E-mail: stefan.decker@deri.org
>>
>> Web: http://www.deri.ie
>>
>> Personal: http://www.stefandecker.org
>>
>
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