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RE: peer-to-peer schema models: "Users, not designers, create and communicate meaning."

From: Peter Mika <pmika@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 21:52:26 +0100
To: "'Jonathan Chetwynd'" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001001c4d71e$7ff32b50$6402a8c0@notepmika>

Dear Jonathan,

You might want to look at the recently concluded European SWAP (Semantic
Web and Peer-to-peer) project [1] and one of the most visible results of
the project, the Bibster system [2].

Best,
Peter

[1] http://swap.semanticweb.org
[2] http://bibster.semanticweb.org




> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of 
> Jonathan Chetwynd
> Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2004 9:25 PM
> To: ivan@w3.org
> Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> Subject: peer-to-peer schema models: "Users, not designers, 
> create and communicate meaning."
> 
> 
> 
> Does anyone know of current peer-to-peer RDF projects?
> 
> By this I am referring to projects where the RDF metacontent 
> or schema 
> is defined over time by users.
> (some people might consider the CD labelling project of this type.)
> 
> I've proposed this model for a number of projects including:
> The WWAAC concept coding framework project
> The CEN metadata for accessibility  project
> 
> There may well be significant hurdles in adopting this approach, 
> however was inspired to request evidence of current successes by the 
> excellent: "Where the Action Is"  The foundations of embodied 
> interaction by Paul Dourish.
> when after a particularly intractable and rambling passage he 
> announces:
> 
> "Principle: Users, not designers, create and communicate meaning."
> 
> regards
> 
> Jonathan Chetwynd
> http://www.peepo.co.uk     "It's easy to use"
> irc://freenode/accessibility
> 
> 
> 
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