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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache Linda
Date Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:39:05 GMT
I had the same impression (oh boy... Linda still exists ... oh wait, not
that Linda)

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 10:30 AM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:

> I suggest choosing a different name.
>
>    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linda_%28coordination_language%29
>
> We generally don't use names that have been (and continue to be)
> used extensively by other software projects.
>
> ....Roy
>
> On Nov 16, 2012, at 9:14 AM, Sebastian Schaffert wrote:
>
> > Dear all,
> >
> > we would like to propose a new project called Apache Linda as a Linked
> Data Platform implementation to the incubator. Andy Seaborne was so kind as
> to volunteer as a champion for the project. The proposal is available at
> >
> > http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/LindaProposal
> >
> > The goal of Apache Linda is to provide an open implementation of a
> Linked Data Platform that can be used, extended, and deployed easily by
> organizations who want to publish Linked Data or build custom applications
> on Linked Data. Linda will follow the core recommendations of the W3C on
> RDF, SPARQL and Linked Data publishing, particularly the emerging Linked
> Data Platform (LDP) recommendation. It will also offer extensions for
> frequently needed additional functionalities like Linked Data Querying,
> WebID, WebACL, Reasoning, and Versioning. Linda aims to cover both, Linked
> Open Data, as well as Enterprise Linked Data scenarios, providing
> facilities to deal with different data sources and requirements (small
> data/big data, open access/restricted access, etc).
> >
> > We are looking forward to your feedback and suggestions on how to
> improve the proposal and idea!
> >
> >
> > Sergio, Thomas, Jakob and Sebastian
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > | Dr. Sebastian Schaffert
> sebastian.schaffert@salzburgresearch.at
> > | Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft
> http://www.salzburgresearch.at
> > | Head of Knowledge and Media Technologies Group          +43 662 2288
> 423
> > | Jakob-Haringer Strasse 5/II
> > | A-5020 Salzburg
> >
>
>
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