[Xesam] Nepomuk Workshop 2 - The Open Social Semantic Desktop
trueg at kde.org
Thu Sep 17 03:09:40 PDT 2009
After the first Nepomuk workshop in June being a great success it is time
to start the planning for the next one. In fact there will be two workshops
before the end of the year: one dedicated to the open social semantic desktop
and one general Nepomuk hands-on coding sprint for everyone interested in
This email is about the first one.
1. The Nepomuk Open Social Semantic Desktop
This workshop will be focused on the discussion of social features in Nepomuk
and the integration with platforms such as OpenDesktop.
Today Nepomuk allows to handle local resources and data can not be exchanged
with other users. The next step needs to be the integration of such
functionality. It needs to be possible to define privacy parameters on Nepomuk
information, to share Nepomuk data with other users, to integrate information
from online sources, and to enrich online data with the information stored in
The goal of the workshop is to bring together experts from the semantic
desktop and ontology design as well as those from online services and peer to
peer communication. Together the theoretical (and hopefully also
technological) basis for an open social semantic desktop in KDE will be
Important projects related to this topic include Telepathy, Kopete,
OpenDesktop, Silk, and Oscaf, the new desktop ontology project.
The workshop will take place in Freiburg, Germany again (it is just so
convenient for me ;)
If you are interested in participating please add your name, email address,
and the dates that are convenient for you to the Workshop wiki page.
Be aware that the e.V. is sponsoring the event for both travel and
I am looking forward to seeing you in Freiburg.
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