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From Olivier Grisel <olivier.gri...@ensta.org>
Subject Re: Semantic Web track at ApacheCon (Fwd: Tracks for ApacheCon Europe - Project Proposals needed)
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2012 10:14:57 GMT
2012/6/20 Nick Kew <niq@apache.org>:
>
> On 20 Jun 2012, at 10:31, Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Reto Bachmann-Gmür <reto@apache.org> wrote:
>>> What about a semantic web track at ApacheCon?
>>
>> I like the idea, and would like it even better if it was called
>> "linked data", "web of data" of anything that does not include the
>> word "semantic".
>
> Except ... semantic web is the widely-known name.  Omitting the name
> would be perverse, and could tend to hide it from anyone without
> prior knowledge.

"semantic web" scares regular developers away as complicated
rule-based reasoning systems and hide the goodness of simple stuff
such as JSON-LD, RDFa Lite, reusable data vocabularies such as
schema.org and friends.

+1 for "Web of Data".

-- 
Olivier
http://twitter.com/ogrisel - http://github.com/ogrisel

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