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

From: Christopher Schmidt <crschmidt@crschmidt.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 15:57:46 -0500
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Cc: ivan@w3.org, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <20041130205746.GA23646@peanut.mv.com>
On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 08:25:25PM +0000, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:
> 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.)

Giovonni's dbin [1] is exactly this kind of project, where data is 
described by users.

Of course, in a purely "data defined by users" way, there is also 
the OpenGuides. However, these are a web-based wiki, rather than
a local P2P application.
"OpenGuides is a network of free, community-maintained "wiki" 
city guides to which anyone can contribute." [2]

[1] http://www.dbin.org/
[2] http://openguides.org/
Christopher Schmidt

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