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Re: [w3photo] considering email list for changing nature of digital photos

From: Benjamin Nowack <bnowack@appmosphere.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 19:02:16 +0200
To: Greg Elin <greg@fotonotes.net>
Cc: semantic-photolist@unitboy.com
Message-ID: <PM-EH.20040817190216.9090C.1.1D@>

Hi Greg,

nice idea. Hoping that we'll continue working on the w3photo project,
I'd suggest starting a separate list for non-w3photo stuff. however,
it's your list, so this is just my humble opinion ;)
maybe there'll be a w3c-hosted list (I think there was some
discussion on that earlier this year) for the w3photo project or
general (image) annotation, but I definitely liked having a focused


Benjamin Nowack

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On 16.08.2004 23:51:39, Greg Elin wrote:
>I'm considering starting an additional email list to discuss the 
>changing nature of digital photos. I am interested in this far-flung 
>and wise lists thoughts on the matter.
>This list has been focused on the w3photo project specifically, and 
>then more broadly, on applying the semantic web to photos (and photos 
>to the semantic web).
>So while I think there are many on this list also interested in that 
>topic, I think there are also persons out there interested in 
>discussing both technical and non-technical issues on digital images 
>that are not interested in the semantic web. For example, I don't a 
>therapist using photos in therapy would fit in this well, especially if 
>a lot of the discussion is on w3photo.
>What are people's thoughts on starting one or more related lists? Maybe 
>another one technical and one less technical? Or does it make sense to 
>just expand the topics this group discusses, invite others and see what 
>happens? Or do some other lists out there already exist?
>My own feeling is two or three overlapping, but differently focused, 
>email lists would be a good thing for developing the community 
>interested in the possibilities of digital photos.
>Greg Elin
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