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Re: A request for conference organizers and promoters

From: Leon Derczynski <leon@dcs.shef.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 1 May 2013 17:30:35 +0200
Message-ID: <CAPjwwFpifOZnHxrR-3wdTyMBe41vFXUWa-Qq_8m48cicQcC--g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca>
Cc: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>

A noble initiative; if there is a technology where I can input both tex and
xhtml+rdfa and produce documents as beautiful and well-set as the current
xelatex/pdf route, then I am in. But I remain (perhaps embarrassingly)
unaware of such a technology.



On 25 April 2013 18:35, Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca> wrote:

> Hi,
> Let me first state that, I don't know anything about organizing a
> conference nor all of the variables involved to make it successful. Hence,
> this is just a request, a proposal if you will to see your position on what
> will it take for the conference to request research papers submissions in
> Web friendly formats.
> I have the following in mind and I hope you can share your views on it
> publicly. For the final submission:
> * Accept a document in XHTML+RDFa (+ other technologies) as well as in PDF.
> * Same as above, while the print stylesheet conforms to desired
> presentation (e.g., ACM, LNCS)
> * Like above, but a public URL of the document. For example, a link to the
> research, which may be along the lines of a blog post.
> Needless to say at this point, if I'm not getting ahead of myself, many
> agree that something along the lines of HTML+RDFa would be ideal but we
> perceive there are some difficulties to get there. Until the perception and
> the solutions is ironed out e.g., [1], we can still work towards it any way.
> I would like to know whether you can at least allow Web friendly formats
> from here on end. A shift in that direction would be invaluable IMHO.
> Thanks,
> [1] https://docs.google.com/**document/d/1Le3t_**
> 6oEDQUpA958gTFGdgvF5NPKLMcz4gc**Yx2PDn-E<https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Le3t_6oEDQUpA958gTFGdgvF5NPKLMcz4gcYx2PDn-E>
> -Sarven
> http://csarven.ca/#i

Leon R A Derczynski
Research Associate, NLP Group

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University of Sheffield
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