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Schema.org + WebIntents = Awesomeness

Imagine you search for a camera, say a Canon EOS 60D, and in addition to the usual search results you’re as well offered a choice of actions you can perform on it, for example share the result with a friend, write a review for the item or, why not directly buy it? Sounds far fetched? … Continue reading

Libraries – an important and vibrant Linked Data application domain

In late 2009 I was contacted by Tom Baker, Emmanuelle Bermes and Antoine Isaac to help fund the Library Linked Data Incubator Group (XG) at W3C and although I personally didn’t actively contribute (more a hurler-on-the-ditch like commenting, really) I am really, really happy with the outcome. To be fair, DERI was very active after … Continue reading

JSON, data and the REST

Tomorrow, on 8.8. is the International JSON day. Why? Because I say so! Is there a better way to say ‘thank you’ to a person who gave us so much – yeah, I’m talking about Doug Crockford – and to acknowledge how handy, useful and cool the piece of technology is, this person ‘discovered‘? From … Continue reading

Ye shall not DELETE data!

Where I suggest that rather than to delete data on the Web, create a new version of it to prevent lossy data. Continue reading

Supplier’s responsibility for defining equivalency on the Web of Data

Less than a year ago I asked W3C’s Technical Architecture Group (TAG) essentially if … the [image] representation derived via [content negotiation from a generic resource] is equivalent to the RDF [served from it] I asked for a “a note, a specification, etc. that normatively defines what equivalency really is”. So, after some back and … Continue reading

Somewhere between Ross 154 and Ross 248

Imagine you are around somewhere between Ross 154 and Ross 248. Then you’ll likely see these days an announcement ‘W3C Issues Recommendation for Resource Description Framework (RDF)‘: RDF provides interoperability between applications that exchange machine-understandable information on the Web. RDF emphasizes facilities to enable automated processing of Web resources. RDF can be used in a … Continue reading

Alternative approach to escape the ‘non-information’ resource dilemma

As just posted to the TAG list, my ‘attempt to defined non-information resources without using non-information resource‘ – I’d love to learn about your opinion here, in case you are not yet subscribed to the TAG mailing list 😉

Thoughts on Self-Describing Web Resources, part 1

This is the first part of a series of posts regarding the recent W3C TAG finding The Self-Describing Web. The TAG started the work on the document around two years ago, in February 2007. However, its roots can be traced back to a post from Dan Connolly in 2005 labeled new issue? squatting on link … Continue reading

The Self-Describing Web

Just announced at the www-tag@w3.org list: The Self-Describing Web, a recent finding of the W3C TAG. Continue reading