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Re: Semantic Web Interest Group now closed

From: Axel Polleres <axel@polleres.net>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:27:12 +0200
Message-Id: <1E149F83-60D7-4330-A30B-0482F071DB59@polleres.net>
Cc: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, xueyuan <xueyuan@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
To: John Leonard <john.leonard@incisivemedia.com>
+1 to keep the list up "as is" 

Dr. Axel Polleres	
url: http://www.polleres.net/  twitter: @AxelPolleres

> On 15.10.2018, at 17:20, John Leonard <john.leonard@incisivemedia.com> wrote:
> I prefer Linked Data as a term (I've never met anyone who understands what the Semantic Web is outside of people who are actually creating it whereas Linked Data is self-explanatory, at least in terms of getting over the first hurdle), but does Linked Data have close enough to the same meaning to satisfy everyone?
> From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
> Sent: 15 October 2018 16:09
> To: xueyuan; semantic-web@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Semantic Web Interest Group now closed
> On 10/15/2018 10:49 AM, xueyuan wrote:
>  > This message is to inform you that the Semantic Web Interest Group
>  > is now closed, [ . . . . ]
>  > With the introduction of Community Groups we now encourage the
>  > participants in the IG forum to
>  > establish Community Groups to continue the conversations.
> Given that the semantic-web@w3.org email list has served the community 
> very well, I think it would be helpful for continuity if a Community 
> Group could take over the existing email list.  Is this possible?  And 
> if so, does this mean that we should now create such a community group?
> My one hesitation in continuing with the existing list is that the 
> choice of the name "Semantic Web" has long been recognized as a 
> marketing mistake, so perhaps it is time to say goodbye to it.  "Linked 
> Data" is a substantially better term.
> Thoughts?
> David Booth

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