Det første indlæg i en serie omhandlende GeoWebben ... /Sik The first in a series of posts about the GeoWeb ... /Sik
Part of the Web
In looking at GeoWeb standards, it’s worthwhile to consider what simple features has made the web so effective and powerful. The first sentence of the Wikipedia article on The Web states:
The World Wide Web is a system of interlinked hypertext documents accessed via the Internet.
This is a surprisingly concise and poignant definition. The key components can be summarized as: links, documents, accessibility, and open. I am slightly altering the words to give credence to the important meanings underlying such ideas as “the Internet”. The Internet is the broadly open, and universally accessible network of computer systems that allows anyone to access and publish information – a key component of the thriving, single, Web.
The GeoWeb, a term that is being utilized in order to direct ideas and conversation specifically towards geospatial concerns, is still an integral component of the general Web in the same way as the Semantic Web, Realtime Web, and Participatory Web, are also different aspects of the same entity. It is both special, and not unique. [...]