[Xesam] An open-source project for desktop ontology maintenance
strueg at mandriva.com
Tue May 5 04:44:57 PDT 2009
On Tuesday 05 May 2009 12:31:59 Roberto Guido wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 May 2009 11:09:05 Sebastian Trüg wrote:
> > xesam is the search API, and the ontologies should
> > be maintained under a neutral name
> So, what is purposed is to name:
> - Nepomuk: the ontology
> - OSCAF: the ontology maintainance
> - Xesam: the search API
> - ... and much more...
> I cannot understand why we cannot bring the "semantic desktop" effort all
> together under the same project, and otherwise assign names (and meaning,
> and resources, and infrastructure...) to every single component with the
> result to encrease fragmentation and misunderstunding.
> To permit interoperability and radication of here discussed technology a
> specification has to be wrote down, and single implementations would carry
> exotic and funny names.
> There were a rule in tech people's common sense: "Keep It Simple".
So what is your proposal then?
Keep in mind that Nepomuk is not only the ontologies but also the semantic
desktop framework in KDE.
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