[sc34wg3] Re: [tm-pubsubj] Semantic Web Best Practices and Deployment
Wed, 25 Feb 2004 13:48:16 +0100
this is a very interesting WG.
I would like to add www.semantic-network.de (SNS) to the "demo
SNS deploys the German environmental thesaurus, geographic names, and
relevant events as Topics, accessable in interactive Web pages, and by Web
See "Topic Maps, Web Services, and the Semantic Web"
for the standards used in SNS.
We did not implement RDF/OWL yet, but this may follow.
Anyway, I would like to develop SNS to comply with the recommendations of
Also I would join the WG, but I don't belong to a W3C Member organization
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From: "Bernard Vatant" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "tm-pubsubj" <email@example.com>; "SC34 WG3"
Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 12:37 PM
Subject: [tm-pubsubj] Semantic Web Best Practices and Deployment
> The W3C is launching, in the framework of Semantic Web Activity, the
> "Semantic Web Best Practices and Deployment Working Group" (SWBPD)
> The charter can be seen at http://www.w3.org/2003/12/swa/swbpd-charter
> Quote :
> "Focus: Supporting initiatives for publishing ontologies / vocabularies
> In various domains large ontologies, including vocabularies and thesauri,
> have been constructed. Typically, these corpora are the result of many
> years of collaborative effort in a community. Such corpora form
> indispensable resources for Semantic Web applications. One prime objective
> of the SWBPD Working Group is to help make these resources publicly
> available for application developers."
> This includes Topic Maps and singularly Published Subjects efforts, quoted
> later on in the document.
> I am registered as a participating member of this WG, and the kick-off
> meeting is next week (4-5 March) in Cannes, so if you have comments or
> suggestions, please feel free to push them to me. This is so far an
> informal liaison, that I hope could evolve in more formal collaboration
> between OASIS/ISO WGs and this new W3C WG.
> Bernard Vatant
> Senior Consultant
> Knowledge Engineering
> Mondeca - www.mondeca.com
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