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Re: Proposal: RDF Entry Point Website [was Re: Pragmatic Problems in the RDF Ecosystem]

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:59:11 +0100
Message-Id: <618A39DE-95F1-4985-BAB1-4AB0434424F7@bblfish.net>
Cc: SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>, Steven Harms <sgharms@stevengharms.com>
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>


> On 17 Dec 2018, at 04:11, David Booth <david@dbooth.org> wrote:
> 
> Well, that idea met with resounding silence.  :(
> 
> If people are not willing/able to do this as a community effort, how else could we address the need for a clear, newbie-friendly entry point (website) for RDF?

That's a good idea. 
I just checked the repository, but it does not exist.

For "Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist" was I thought a very nicely presented intro.
That's is does not exist.

For questions and answers that can have an answer I would like for the moment to 
   https://opendata.stackexchange.com/ <https://opendata.stackexchange.com/>
     with links to the tags that are relevant to our community namely rdf, sparql, linked-data,
semantic-web

  We need to suggest a few other tags perhaps that would be of use. It would be good
to have some tag for publication.

For questions that are open, this mailing list would be good, or a forum that is good
at leaving questions open, in the sense explained by Floridi in "What is a Philosophical
Question?"

There should be a section on academic papers specializing in this, and conferences,
with perhaps a feed that people can subscribe to that collates all of them, so people
know both which conferences to go to, or where the specialists are they could approach
to answer their questions.

Those conferences and workshops could be useful then to attract more students and
teachers to ask and answer questions on stack exchange.

> 
> David Booth
> 
> On 12/12/18 5:15 PM, David Booth wrote:
>> On 11/27/18 8:27 AM, Steven Harms wrote:
>>> A. Lack of a Clear Entry Point
>> https://github.com/w3c/EasierRDF/issues/6
>> It seems to me that if we address this one issue, it could also be a springboard for addressing several others:
>>   Issue 7: Beginner friendly tutorials / documentation
>>   Issue 8: Beginner friendly support
>>   Issue 9: Lack of Technology Framing
>>   Issue 10: Lack of a Canonical Example
>>   Issue 2: Tools are scattered
>> I propose that we make a W3C community-maintained website for this purpose, and use a github repo -- to be created -- to drive it, such as:
>> https://github.com/w3c/rdf
>> It could be created under the auspices of the existing W3C rdf-dev Community Group, and we could start by linking to existing resources on the web.
>> CALL TO ACTION: Who would be willing to help pull this together and maintain it?
>> David Booth
> 


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