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Re: SKOS is a W3C Recommendation

From: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 17:12:15 -0700
Message-ID: <4A8C94DF.2040706@adida.net>
To: "Ralph R. Swick" <swick@w3.org>
CC: public-swd-wg@w3.org

Hi folks,

My participation in the SWD WG has been less than stellar recently as
I've been consumed by much other work...

That said, I wanted to extend my congratulations to the group for
achieving this important achievement!


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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