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Re: Additional usages for Semanticweb.org

From: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:43:39 +0000
To: Yury Katkov <katkov.juriy@gmail.com>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1326732219.2551.61.camel@dave-desktop>
On Mon, 2012-01-16 at 19:49 +0400, 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? 

That page says:

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

That seems clear to me and the time I tried it I got a username and
password by return of email.

Dave

> -----
> 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
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>         
> 
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