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

From: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 23:43:25 +0000 (GMT)
To: Peter Mika <pmika@cs.vu.nl>
cc: 'Jonathan Chetwynd' <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, ivan@w3.org, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.61.0411302342340.5307@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>


and Edutella is p2p, of course:

http://edutella.jxta.org/

- not sure if that's the sort of thing you're after.

Libby

On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Libby Miller wrote:

>
> here's one:
>
> http://www.alvis.info/
>
> It's pretty new, I think.
>
> Libby
>
> On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Peter Mika wrote:
>
>> 
>> 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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