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Re: #swig IRC chat (on irc.freenode.net)

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 21:23:26 +0200
Message-ID: <i2i1f2ed5cd1004111223keb6f3b1di502d19f304f5d2c4@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
so I can be obnoxious in real time? woo-hoo

On 11 April 2010 19:07, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:
>> Re ranting, there's always IRC for that; #swig irc.w3.org is as good a
>> place as any to let off steam...
> Oops, got IRC server details wrong.
> SWIG IRC is #swig on irc.freenode.net
> For those who haven't stumbled across this, we have 24x7 logs of
> RDF-related chitchat and link-sharing going back to 2001. See
> swig.xmlhack.com/ for a Web-based view of shared links of the day,
> plus historical archives.
> Also http://chatlogs.planetrdf.com/swig/ has #swig archives back 'til
> 2004, and the precessor #rdfig http://chatlogs.planetrdf.com/rdfig/
> going back to 2001. Also #foaf since 2003,
> http://chatlogs.planetrdf.com/foaf/
> While I'm mentioning it, nearby you can also find an aggregate of
> RDF-related blogs, http://planetrdf.com/
> For those who don't know what IRC is,
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Relay_Chat is probably a good
> start. It's a text-based group chat system from the olden days of the
> Internet (ie. not only before Twitter and Facebook, but also before
> the Web), and still pretty popular. Alongside various SWIG regulars in
> #swig you can usually find an IRC channel for most big opensource
> projects on the Freenode network, or create your own easily enough
> just by joining it and convincing others to do likewise. It's
> suprisingly useful, easily rather time consuming, and a nice
> complement to mailing-list based discussions. In the earlier days of
> RDF/SemWeb we used to have occasional "scheduled topical chats" - see
> http://esw.w3.org/ScheduledTopicChat - where things like the RDF
> Calendar vocab, RDF Basic Geo vocab http://www.w3.org/2003/01/geo/ and
> pre-SPARQL query collaboration happened. It probably wouldn't hurt to
> get back in the habit...
> cheers,
> Dan

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