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A toucan describedby data

An intense discussion on the Linked Open Data mailing list has lead to at least two distinct outcomes: a proposal for a new way to resolve URIs identifying non-information resources without losing the important distinction from information that describes them; and a correction to an ambiguity in the specification of wdrs:describedby.
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POWDER: Not So Quiet

Since it completed the Recommendation Track process last year, little has been said or written about POWDER. However, there have been a number of unrelated events recently that I take as evidence of a long term future. As chair of the WG that created it (and an editor of all but one of the documents […]
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POWDER Test Suite Note Published

The W3C Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) Working Group has published a W3C Group Note of Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER): Test Suite. This document presents test cases for the POWDER technology, which helps to build a Web of trust and make it possible to discover relevant, quality content more efficiently. The tests […]
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POWDER is a W3C Recommendation

POWDER, the Protocol for Web Description Resources, is the latest Semantic Web technology to reach W3C Recommendation status. Taking a Semantic Web/linked data view, POWDER allows you to associate predicates and objects with multiple subjects, all with explicit provenance. Data is usually encoded in XML with an associated GRDDL transform that generates an OWL ontology. […]
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POWDER Proposed W3C Recommendations

The Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) Working Group has published three Proposed Recommendations: Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER): Grouping of Resources, Description Resources, and Formal Semantics. The Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) suite facilitates the publication of descriptions of multiple resources such as all those available from a Web site (see POWDER […]
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Five POWDER Documents published; Three Last Call Drafts

The Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) Working Group published five Working Drafts. The purpose of the Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) is to provide a means for individuals or organizations to describe a group of resources through the publication of machine-readable metadata. The primary change in these publications relates to the IRI canonicalization […]
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POWDER documents published

The Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) Working Group published four Working Drafts today. The purpose of the Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) is to provide a means for individuals or organizations to describe a group of resources through the publication of machine-readable metadata. Description Resources (Last Call); which details the creation and lifecycle […]
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Five POWDER Documents published including three Last Call Drafts

W3C’s Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) Working Group has published five Working Drafts. The purpose of the Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER) is to provide a means for individuals or organizations to describe a group of resources through the publication of machine-readable metadata. The following documents have been published: Description Resources (Last Call); […]
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