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From: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:33:17 +0000
Message-ID: <4F14514D.5080600@w3.org>
To: Yury Katkov <katkov.juriy@gmail.com>
CC: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Hi Yuri,

See the second paragraph on the dir.w3.org homepage:

"At this time a username & password is required to enter your details. 
Please email support at 3roundstones dot com with subject "Directory". 
Thanks."

And then expect a reply from Bernadette Hyland - she's usually quick off 
the mark with these :-)

HTH

Phil.

On 16/01/2012 15:49, Yury Katkov wrote:
> To be honest I've tried to add or modify information on dir.w3.org and
> failed - the service asks for username and password bu there is no
> registration. Is it always so?
> -----
> Yury Katkov
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 6:08 PM, Hugh Glaser<hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>  wrote:
>
>> Eeek!
>> Please, not Yet Another Directory of companies, tools, projects.
>> There are already quite few of these, I think, all expecting people to
>> come along and edit them.
>> This one went through the list only a couple of months ago.
>> http://dir.w3.org/directory/categories_list.xhtml?construct
>> then for projects there is
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/wiki/SweoIG/TaskForces/CommunityProjects/LinkingOpenData#Research_Projects_focusing_on_Linked_Data
>>
>> Of course, if there is a Semantic Web solution so I only have to provide
>> my data once (or even by publishing an RDF file?)... :-)
>>
>> Well done all resurrecting semantic web.org.
>> Hugh
>>
>> On 16 Jan 2012, at 09:16, Stefan Decker wrote:
>>
>>> 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
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Hugh Glaser,
>>              Web and Internet Science
>>              Electronics and Computer Science,
>>              University of Southampton,
>>              Southampton SO17 1BJ
>> Work: +44 23 8059 3670, Fax: +44 23 8059 3045
>> Mobile: +44 75 9533 4155 , Home: +44 23 8061 5652
>> http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/~hg/
>>
>>
>

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