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Re: status and problems on sematicweb.org

From: Dieter Fensel <dieter.fensel@sti2.at>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2012 00:25:44 +0100
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>,Stefan Decker <stefan.decker@deri.org>
Cc: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>,Markus Krötzsch <markus.kroetzsch@cs.ox.ac.uk>, 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>, board@lists.sti2.org
Message-ID: <E1RlqSN-0000tb-Up@aji.keio.w3.org>
Hi Tim,

as Stefan, I think this is a great proposal of you!! I appreciate 
very much your kind offer in supporting
the community in archiving the past.

Do you also have some proposals in mind on how we should support the 
future evolvement
of this information source?

Looking forward your advice,

Dieter


At 05:42 PM 1/13/2012, 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
> >

-- 
Dieter Fensel
Director STI Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, Austria
http://www.sti-innsbruck.at/
phone: +43-512-507-6488/5, fax: +43-512-507-9872
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