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Re: Semantic Web Interest Group now closed

From: Krzysztof Janowicz <janowicz@ucsb.edu>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:18:16 -0700
To: Axel Polleres <axel@polleres.net>, John Leonard <john.leonard@incisivemedia.com>
Cc: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, xueyuan <xueyuan@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <53a2904c-f991-db67-9f1f-ecb3a9255708@ucsb.edu>
On 10/15/2018 08:27 AM, Axel Polleres wrote:
> +1 to keep the list up "as is"

+1 to this.


>
> Axel
> --
> Dr. Axel Polleres
> url: http://www.polleres.net/  twitter: @AxelPolleres
>
>> On 15.10.2018, at 17:20, John Leonard <john.leonard@incisivemedia.com 
>> <mailto: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 <mailto:david@dbooth.org>>
>> *Sent:*15 October 2018 16:09
>> *To:*xueyuan; semantic-web@w3.org <mailto: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 <mailto: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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