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Re: Survey: Use of this list for Calls for Papers

From: Krzysztof Janowicz <janowicz@ucsb.edu>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 10:19:51 -0700
To: Ali Khalili <ali1k@yahoo.com>
Cc: Axel Polleres <droxel@gmail.com>, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>, Semantic Web IG <semantic-web@w3.org>, LOD List <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <56FC0AB7.8070209@ucsb.edu>
> +1 for publishing structured CfPs (by having guidlines as Ruben sugested)
> I am not sure if Schema.org or other existing vocabularies have a 
> suitable schema for CfPs.

Let's not make this complicated. A simple plain text email works just fine.


On 03/30/2016 09:37 AM, Ali Khalili wrote:
> +1 for publishing structured CfPs (by having guidlines as Ruben sugested)
> I am not sure if Schema.org or other existing vocabularies have a 
> suitable schema for CfPs.
> I remember, once we did an analysis of the SemWeb mailing list looking 
> specially for CfPs. The results showed a growing number of 
> heterogeneous CfPs.
> I found the video of our idea for 'A Semantic Ecosystem for CfPs' at 
> http://videolectures.net/eswc2012_wiljes_khalili_semantic_ecosystem/
> There are potentially a plenty of applications if structured CfPs are 
> provided!
>
> Best,
> Ali
> ------------------------------------------------
> http://ali1k.com
>
> Department of Computer Science &
> The Network Institute,
> Knowledge Representation
> & Reasoning Research Group,
> Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
> http://krr.cs.vu.nl/
>
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 5:01 PM, Krzysztof Janowicz <janowicz@ucsb.edu 
> <mailto:janowicz@ucsb.edu>> wrote:
>
>         Besides being the primary W3C outlet for SW related topics,
>         semantic-web@w3.org <mailto:semantic-web@w3.org> is in my
>         feeling also the primary outlet for the research community in
>         this area. So, spreading calls for papers there is as natural
>         as using dbworld in the databases community.
>
>         My feeling is that of we ban CfPs on this list, we cut one of
>         the major distribution channels for CfPs in our community.
>
>
>     I absolutely agree. In fact CfPs are one of the reasons why I am
>     on this mailinglist.
>
>     Best,
>     Krzysztof
>
>
>
>     On 03/30/2016 05:58 AM, Axel Polleres wrote:
>
>         Besides being the primary W3C outlet for SW related topics,
>         semantic-web@w3.org <mailto:semantic-web@w3.org> is in my
>         feeling also the primary outlet for the research community in
>         this area. So, spreading calls for papers there is as natural
>         as using dbworld in the databases community.
>
>         My feeling is that of we ban CfPs on this list, we cut one of
>         the major distribution channels for CfPs in our community.
>
>         One way around that (and I am not sure myself whether I'd be
>         in favor of that or just happy with the status quo) would be
>         to - following the example of dbworld - allow CfPs only to be
>         sent through a (captcha-protected) Web form, and block/ban
>         CfPs from individual users only, but still distribute them
>         through this list.
>
>         just my two cents,
>         Axel
>
>         --
>         url: http://www.polleres.net/  twitter: @AxelPolleres
>
>             On 30 Mar 2016, at 13:21, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org
>             <mailto:phila@w3.org>> wrote:
>
>             Dear all,
>
>             A perennial topic at W3C is whether we should allow calls
>             for papers to be posted to our mailing lists. Many argue,
>             passionately, that we should not allow any CfPs on any
>             lists. It is now likely that this will be the policy, with
>             any message detected as being a CfP marked as spam (and
>             therefore blocked).
>
>             Historically, the semantic-web and public-lod lists have
>             been used for CfPs and we are happy for this to continue
>             *iff* you want it.
>
>             Last time we asked, the consensus was that CfPs were seen
>             as useful, but it's time to ask you again.
>
>             Please take a minute to answer the 4 question, no need for
>             free text, survey at https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/1/1/
>
>             Thanks
>
>             Phil.
>
>             -- 
>
>
>             Phil Archer
>             W3C Data Activity Lead
>             http://www.w3.org/2013/data/
>
>             http://philarcher.org
>             +44 (0)7887 767755 <tel:%2B44%20%280%297887%20767755>
>             @philarcher1
>
>
>
>
>     -- 
>     Krzysztof Janowicz
>
>     Geography Department, University of California, Santa Barbara
>     4830 Ellison Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060
>
>     Email: jano@geog.ucsb.edu <mailto:jano@geog.ucsb.edu>
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>
>
>


-- 
Krzysztof Janowicz

Geography Department, University of California, Santa Barbara
4830 Ellison Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060

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