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Re: (Fwd) Re: new Semantic Web Interest Group (SWIG) home list, se

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2005 17:36:19 +0100
Message-Id: <40f708c53501f6e9b0baab1fceb2b821@bblfish.net>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
To: "John Fletcher" <J.P.Fletcher@aston.ac.uk>

On Mail.app on OSX you can filter using any of the other headers that 
comes with a mail.
(if the headers are not in the predefined list you can add new ones).
This is how I filter the lists myself and it works very well.
It seems so obvious, I would be surprised if other mail readers did not 
offer similar functionality.

Henry

On 4 Feb 2005, at 17:33, John Fletcher wrote:

>
> Sorry, I meant to send this to the list, not to Dan personally.
>
> John
> ------- Forwarded message follows -------
> From:           	John Fletcher <J.P.Fletcher@aston.ac.uk>
> To:             	Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
> Subject:        	Re: new Semantic Web Interest Group (SWIG) home list, 
> semantic-web@w3.org
> Date sent:      	Fri, 04 Feb 2005 16:13:57 -0000
>
> To avoid any confusion I thought I had better let you know the
> following.
>
> There is another use of SWIG at http://www.swig.org/  which has
> been around since at least 2000.  It has a sourceforge download
> page and also a message list at swig@cs.uchicago.edu
>
> The concern of this other SWIG is software interfacing and the
> software supplied is capable of generating interface code so that
> various languages (python, perl, ruby etc) can call subroutines
> written in C or C++.  Thus it could be a tool used in some
> component
> of Semantic Web software.
>
> I am a user of it.
>
> John Fletcher
>
>
> Date sent:      	Fri, 4 Feb 2005 10:41:54 -0500
> From:           	Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
> To:             	www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> Subject:        	new Semantic Web Interest Group (SWIG) home
> list,
> semantic-web@w3.org Forwarded by:   	www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> Date
> forwarded: 	Fri, 04 Feb 2005 15:41:56 +0000
>
>>
>>
>> Hi all
>>
>> After some previous discussion here and in the Semantic Web
>> Coordination Group, this is a brief note to announce that the
>> Semantic Web Interest Group has a new "home" list,
>> semantic-web@w3.org (archives etc at [1]), and an invitation to
>> subscribe. You can do this easily by sending mail to
>> semantic-web-request@w3.org with 'subscribe' in subject line. Please
>> also send 'unsubscribe' to www-rdf-interest-request@w3.org to ensure
>> a speedy migration to the new forum.
>>
>> As I'm sure you all remember, we used to call ourselves the RDF
>> Interest Group, but rechartered earlier this year under the broader
>> name. This move is to bring our main online presence into line with
>> our new identity, and to make it clearer to the world that this
>> group is W3C's primary public forum for discussions relating to the
>> Semantic Web initiative.
>>
>> The semantic-web@w3.org list has existed for a while but we never
>> announced/launched it. There are a number of mailing lists
>> associated with the SWIG, but we have always considered one to be
>> it's main or home list. The new home list is in keeping with our
>> new, less RDF-centric "Semantic Web Interest Group" name. RDF
>> remains, of course, very much on topic, but this is a good
>> opportunity to remind everyone that discussion of applications,
>> social impact, reports from online and real-world gatherings, and
>> relationships to other technologies are all very welcome in this
>> forum. RDF is a means to an end; the Semantic Web is that end...
>>
>> So my preference as IG chair is for all discussion to migrate across
>> from www-rdf-interest@w3.org to our new home at semantic-web@w3.org
>>
>> We did this once before, when the RDF IG was created from XML-DEV's
>> sister list, RDF-DEV. It went suprisingly smoothly. The old list
>> will remain online and I don't plan to switch off the ability to
>> post, but do please make take few seconds to subscribe to the new
>> list. Both lists are archived ([1],[2]) so people can catch up with
>> the migration; I therefore don't encourage crossposting. Let's get
>> this over quickly.
>>
>> Those practicalities again, in full...
>>
>> To subscribe to the new list, just follow our standard procedure[4],
>> ie:
>>
>> Send a message 	To: semantic-web-request@w3.org
>> with		Subject: subscribe
>>
>> Similarly, to unsubscribe from this list (which will discourage
>> crossposts):
>>
>>   To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
>>   Subject: unsubscribe
>>
>> While you're at it, you might take a moment to consider subscribing
>> to some of the other topic-specific lists associated with this
>> Interest Group. These include www-rdf-logic, www-rdf-calendar,
>> www-rdf-rules, public-semweb-lifesci, www-annotation. See the SWIG
>> homepage [5] for pointers to their archives, [4] for detailed help
>> on mailing list tools.
>>
>> Current members of the semantic-web@w3.org list (270+, pretty good
>> for an un-used list!) should take a look at the SW IG's charter [3],
>> in particular the note regarding IPR, which I'll excerpt here:
>>
>>    The Semantic Web Interest Group provides an opportunity to share
>>    perspectives on Semantic Web technology and applications. W3C
>>    advises that information shared in the interest group through
>>    mailing list and meetings is publicly visible. W3C reminds
>>    participants to disclose, where known, the IPR status of
>>    information that they share in the Interest Group meetings and
>>    materials, in accordance with Section 6 of the W3C Patent Policy.
>>
>> Apologies for the inconvenience of re-subscribing, but I think this
>> was the best thing to do for the group and for public perception of
>> Semantic Web. Thanks btw to everyone for the great discussions and
>> collaborations that have happened on www-rdf-interest over the last
>> five years :)
>>
>> See you on semantic-web@w3.org
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>> Dan
>>
>> --
>> W3C Semantic Web Interest Group chair
>> http://www.w3.org/people/danbri/
>>
>>
>>
>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/
>> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-interest/
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/2003/12/swa/swig-charter.html
>> [4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/
>>     http://www.w3.org/Mail/Request
>> [5] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/interest/
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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