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Re: Community outreach with a cheat sheet!

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2008 14:09:55 +0100
Message-ID: <47E8F9A3.1040701@w3.org>
To: David Peterson <david@squishyfish.com>
CC: 'W3C RDFa task force' <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
In spite of the hat I wear:-), in the present situation I wonder whether 
the rdfa wiki would not be a better place. It is not good for the 
community to go to too many places, if needed, for things like that...


David Peterson wrote:
> Hello all,
> Just came across this cheat sheet for microformats [1] created by Brian Suda
> [2]. I know that Manu has spoken of translating some of the common
> microformats into RDFa. So I have a few questions:
> 1. Would the W3C namespace be the best place to house these format
> vocabularies? (my answer: I definitely think so, it would lend a lot of
> weight to the vocabs. People are drawn to the stability of the W3C)
> 2. I am *very* keen to start this process and would Manu (and anyone else)
> be interested? With the bombshell from Yahoo! there is a lot of buzz going
> on in circles that don't know what the *hell* the Semantic Web is and
> previously wouldn't have cared. I have received a lot of good feedback from
> Web 2.0 people who very much want to learn more and are excited by linked
> data and the (lowercase) semantic web.
> The creation of a cheat sheet(s) would be a vital piece for people to just
> grab/print (for the environments sake I hope not)/use. The sheets could even
> be themed: People, Events, etc.
> Cheers,
> David Peterson
> [work] http://boab.info
> [foaf] http://data.boab.info/david/foaf.rdf
> [1]
> http://suda.co.uk/projects/microformats/cheatsheet/microformats.cheatsheet.p
> df
> [2] http://suda.co.uk


Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
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