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Re: Creating JSON from RDF

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 06:40:14 -0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <c39d4e54e8976e4403943ac57d029a18.squirrel@webmail.sophia.w3.org>
To: "Dan Brickley" <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: "Dave Reynolds" <dave.e.reynolds@googlemail.com>, "Jeni Tennison" <jeni@jenitennison.com>, public-lod@w3.org, "Mark Birbeck" <mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com>, "John Sheridan" <john.sheridan@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk>, ivan@w3.org
Dan is right on many front... (it usually true:-)

- I personally do not see a problem this being done on ESW, this does not mean any type
of formal 'Association' with W3C (giving you a writing right is a matter of setting up a
user for you and sending, eg, me or dan a mail to add you to the accepted editors' list)

- Indeed, I am experimenting with a MediaWiki for SW Standards. We still have to decide
what the 'policy' should be on that, ie, whether it is fine to give pages for such
projects. Personally I think it is o.k. but it is not entirely my call, as you can
imagine. I will certainly try to clear this up but, with vacations looming and I myself
on a trip right now, it may not be clear before 2010.

In both cases these are only wiki pages. Google's offer is larger with a mailing list
and such. Yes, W3C is also looking at Mercurial and such, but that is further down the
line than the wiki.



On Sun, December 13, 2009 9:26 pm, Dan Brickley wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 8:03 PM, Dave Reynolds
> <dave.e.reynolds@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Jeni,
>> [Rest of post snipped for now, I'll respond properly later. Seems like we
>> are on sufficiently similar wavelengths that it is "just" a matter of
>> working the details.]
>>> I don't know where the best place is to work on this: I guess at some
>>> point it would be good to set up a Wiki page or something that we could use
>>> as a hub for discussion?
>> I'd suggest setting up a Google Code area and making anyone who is
>> interested a committer. That gives us a Wiki but also hosting for associated
>> code for generating/navigating the format. I'd be happy to set one up.
>> An alternative is the ESW Wiki but (a) that doesn't have an associated code
>> area, (b) I don't personally have access right now (though I believe that is
>> easily fixable) and (c) it might be presumptuous to associate it with W3C at
>> this stage of baking.
> Ivan Herman (cc:'d) has been looking into a modernised general
> 'Semantic Web' wiki area on w3.org, ie. using (Semantic?) MediaWiki,
> rather than the old MoinMoin (for now and forseeable ESW will remain
> using MoinMoin, since migration is non-trivial). There was also some
> recent discussion at W3C about opening up Git or Mercurial distributed
> versioning systems for the standards community, which sounds like it
> could be a good fit for SemWeb IG-and-nearby collaborations. However
> that is at an early stage. Google Code might be easiest for now...
> Ivan - care to comment?
> Dan

Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
URL: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
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