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Re: Semantic Web Interest Group now closed

From: Nicolas Chauvat <nicolas.chauvat@logilab.fr>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:23:58 +0200
To: Frans Knibbe <frans.knibbe@geodan.nl>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <20181018142358.nm7gnxjil4dtjh5y@volans.logilab.fr>

On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 02:32:29PM +0200, Frans Knibbe wrote:
> To me, the term 'machine-readable web' excludes an important target group:
> us humans (assuming all current list subscribers are human). When I try
> explain the concepts of Linked Data or the Semantic Web to an uninitiated I
> like to use the terms 'web of data' or even shorter 'data web'. For some
> more finesse the term 'the web of self-explanatory data', could be
> considered, but I think just putting the terms 'web' and 'data' together
> sets the tone well enough.
> Also, a term like 'data web' is happily free of technicalities.


> perhaps even a corner stone like RDF might be replaced by something that is
> considered better in the future?

I heard of https://ipfs.io/ lately.

Nicolas Chauvat

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