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Re: SKOS is a W3C Recommendation

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 21:56:42 +0200
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Hi, SKOS Team!



On Tue, 18 Aug 2009, Ralph R. Swick wrote:

>Currently on the W3C home page:
> From Chaos, Order: SKOS Recommendation Helps Organize Knowledge
>    2009-08-18: Today W3C announces a new standard that builds a bridge
>    between the world of knowledge organization systems - including
>    thesauri, classifications, subject headings, taxonomies, and
>    folksonomies - and the linked data community, bringing benefits to
>    both. Libraries, museums, newspapers, government portals,
>    enterprises, social networking applications, and other communities
>    that manage large collections of books, historical artifacts, news
>    reports, business glossaries, blog entries, and other items can
>    now use Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) to leverage
>    the power of linked data. The Semantic Web Deployment Working
>    Group also published today two Group Notes with the
>    Recommendation, updating the SKOS Primer and SKOS Use Cases and
>    Requirements. Read the press release [1] and testimonials [2]
>    and learn more about the Semantic Web Activity.
>    -- http://www.w3.org/News/2009#item140
>   [1] http://www.w3.org/2009/07/skos-pr
>   [2] http://www.w3.org/2009/07/skos-testimonial
>Enormous thanks to Alistair, Sean, Antoine, Ed, Jon, Daniel, Tom,
>and Guus for editing these documents and chairing the Group to
>this achievement.

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