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Re: Ending the Linked Data debate -- PLEASE VOTE *NOW*!

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2013 13:25:41 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhLx7z94x9JNwixONvZrLQ7mQfgye99d_9iSD5p1QL2AMg@mail.gmail.com>
To: adasal <adam.saltiel@gmail.com>
Cc: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, semantic-web <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 14 June 2013 22:31, adasal <adam.saltiel@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear David,
> I have read through, and read comments here to your post.
> I then looked at your poll question:-
> "In normal usage within the Semantic Web community, does the term "Linked
> Data" imply the use of RDF? *"
> Unfortunately it doesn't seem well formed. Do you mean "imply the *
> exclusive* use of RDF"?
> I'm not sure the poll will yield anything too helpful because the answer
> has to be "yes" although there is no necessity for RDF.
> I'm not taking the poll for this reason.
>

+1 I think this was a key ambiguity

It would be interesting to see if the insertion of the works "exclusive"
would cause a change of voting.


>
> Very best,
>
> Adam
>
>
> On 13 June 2013 18:22, David Booth <david@dbooth.org> wrote:
>
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: Ending the Linked Data debate -- PLEASE VOTE *NOW*!
>> Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:19:27 -0400
>> From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
>> To: community, Linked <public-lod@w3.org>
>>
>> [Sidebar: A term of art is "A word or phrase that has special
>> meaning in a particular context". (The Free Dictionary)]
>>
>> A heated debate has been raging about the accepted meaning
>> of the term "Linked Data" in the context of the Semantic
>> Web community -- whether or not this term implies the use
>> of RDF.  Since this depends on people's perceptions of the
>> term's meaning, rather than an official definition, a simple
>> poll has been created to settle this debate quantitatively.
>> The poll asks:
>>
>>     In normal usage within the Semantic Web community,
>>     does the term "Linked Data" imply the use of RDF?
>>
>> PLEASE VOTE NOW at
>> http://goo.gl/cbyQd
>>
>> VOTING RULES
>> 1. One vote per person.  Persons with multiple email
>> addresses are prohibited from voting more than once.
>>
>> 2. To prevent ballot stuffing, only votes from those who
>> have **previously posted a message** on a public W3C email
>> list (*before* 13-Jun-2013) will be counted.  The W3C
>> email search form will be used to ensure compliance:
>> http://goo.gl/aqtGW
>>
>> 3. To ensure that votes are counted correctly (and to
>> detect forged ballots), all votes will be verified and
>> listed publicly at
>> http://goo.gl/PXhRG
>>
>> Results of this poll may be viewed at
>> http://goo.gl/GMeom
>> (NOTE: The "View all responses" link on that page is
>> auto-generated and cannot be disabled.  Unfortunately it
>> links to the *editable* version of the response list,
>> which should not be shared, so please do not request
>> it.  The link above at #3 shows the same list in
>> read-only mode.)
>>
>> Thank you,
>> David Booth
>>
>> P.S. Please restrict follow-up discussion about this poll to
>> public-lod@w3.org
>>
>>
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>
Received on Saturday, 15 June 2013 11:26:08 UTC

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