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Re: Help needed: *brief* online poll about blank-nodes

From: M. Scott Marshall <mscottmarshall@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 01:05:11 +0200
Message-ID: <BANLkTimf61b=YVPqvHOn8sNM8M6P0dXhCg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alejandro Mallea <janoma@gmail.com>
Cc: "Hogan, Aidan" <aidan.hogan@deri.org>, public-lod@w3.org
Please feel free to send this sort of poll to "HCLS"
<public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>. I think that it's an important issue
but I only got around to forwarding it to a small group at HCLS. So,
maybe for the next round.


M. Scott Marshall, W3C HCLS IG co-chair, http://www.w3.org/blog/hcls

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 7:14 PM, Alejandro Mallea <janoma@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> We would like to say thanks to all of you who have replied to the poll on
> blank nodes. We have got interesting answers and feedback, and we will be
> making the results available online early next week (with the exception of
> the data sets). If you still want to participate, the poll will be open for
> 24 hours (closing at 18:00 UTC tomorrow). Remember that you can leave
> feedback on the questions, the alternatives, or general comments about your
> uses for blank nodes. Until that time, please do not send comments or
> questions about the poll to this list.
> The poll is available at http://db.ing.puc.cl/amallea/blank-nodes-poll
> Regards,
> Aidan and Alejandro
> On 17 June 2011 17:10, Hogan, Aidan <aidan.hogan@deri.org> wrote:
>> Dear colleagues,
>> We're conducting some research into the current use of blank-nodes in
>> Linked Data publishing, and we need your help.
>> We would like to get a general impression of the intent of publishers
>> when using blank-nodes in their RDF data. Along these lines, we drafted
>> a short survey containing *2 questions* which will only take a minute or
>> two of your time.
>> We would be very grateful if you would take the time to fill out the
>> poll. We will make the results available online later this month.
>> **Note that the poll is trying to determine what you *intend* when you
>> publish blank-nodes. It is not a quiz on RDF Semantics. There is no
>> "correct" answer.**
>> Link to Poll: http://db.ing.puc.cl/amallea/blank-nodes-poll
>> If you have been involved in publishing RDF data on the Web (e.g., as
>> Linked Data), please provide a URL or a domain name which indicates the
>> dataset.
>> Many thanks for your time!
>> Alejandro and Aidan
>> P.S. Please feel free to tweet a link to this mail. However, to avoid
>> influencing responses, we would strongly prefer if this email is not
>> replied to on-list. If you want to leave feedback, please do so in the
>> space provided in the poll, or reply directly to Alejandro (CC'ed on
>> this mail) and Aidan. Thanks!
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