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Re: Additional usages for Semanticweb.org

From: Stefan Decker <stefan.decker@deri.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 09:16:07 +0000
Message-ID: <CAJ=-dma05i5qXXuriiHyC_n_wds+9M5AMERi8H4dYF3C_AMs=A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Yury Katkov <katkov.juriy@gmail.com>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Markus Krötzsch <markus.kroetzsch@cs.ox.ac.uk>
Hi,

I think this is an excellent idea.
In the early days we had this with business.semanticweb.org - but it makes
a lot more sense to integrate it into the main site.
To give it a head start maybe a few of us (you, Michael, Markus)
add a number of obvious candidates.

Best.

Stefan





On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 11:19 PM, Yury Katkov <katkov.juriy@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
>
> One of the use cases for semanticweb.org can be collecting informations
> about SW companies. This can be benefitial both for the resourse, for the
> company and for end users who want to know, what companies are making
> business related to the Semantic Web.
> 1) It's good for semanticweb.org because wiki will be used more intencively.
> Some of the companies will eventually decide to post information about their
> projects.
> 2) It's good for companies. Some of them are too small to be in Wikipedia,
> but can experience a need in self-promotion and search engine optimization.
> Semanticweb.org rank on Alexa.com is big enough and Semantic MediaWiki can
> provide Rich snippets for popular engines so that search results will be
> prettier.
> 3) It's good for user who is interesing in semantic web technologies - a
> younger scientist can make a good survey of the companies, a potential
> customer of semanticweb solutions can have centralized entry point for
> search the company she needs.
>
> Presently there are some companies described on a wiki. But there is no
> infobox for them and the are not shown on the Main page.
>
> Sincerely yours,
> -----
> Yury Katkov
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 4:50 PM, Stefan Decker <stefan.decker@deri.org>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> A recent proposal we are working on is to establish a vocabulary editing
>> facility under SemanticWeb.org,
>> If there are suggestions for usages of SemanticWeb.org
>> we would look forward to hear about those!
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Stefan
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 11:25 PM, Dieter Fensel <dieter.fensel@sti2.at>
>> wrote:
>> > 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
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> 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
>>
>



-- 
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
Received on Monday, 16 January 2012 09:17:12 GMT

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