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RE: Legislation on the web...

From: Sheridan, John <John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gov.uk>
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2008 19:02:32 +0100
Message-ID: <88A6AFA61447AC4AB9F280FC6747F9080CDBB8C3@na-exch1.in.tna.local>
To: "Peter Krantz" <peter.krantz@gmail.com>, <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Cc: <jeni@jenitennison.com>, <paul.appleby@tso.co.uk>
Peter,

I'm responsible for the development of the UK Government's "official legislation website" - and also for official Gazettes  on the web (the London, Belfast and Edinburgh Gazettes).

See: http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2008/ukpga_20080003_en_1 for an example of how we publish legislation (it is semantic HTML and we use a bit of GRDDL too). We've published our XML Schema here: http://www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/schema/

You might also be interested in "Sem Webbing the London Gazette"
http://2008.xtech.org/public/schedule/detail/528

We're really keen to share ideas!

I've cc'ed some of the others involved.

John Sheridan 

Head of e-Services
Office of Public Sector Information
Admiralty Arch
North Side
The Mall
London
SW1A 2WH

Tel: 020 7276 5205
Fax: 020 7276 2661



-----Original Message-----
From: public-egov-ig-request@w3.org on behalf of Peter Krantz
Sent: Sun 07/09/2008 18:19
To: public-egov-ig@w3.org
Subject: Legislation on the web...
 

Dear egov-ig group members,

Is there anyone else that is involved in a project that aims to put
your national legislation on the web? We are currently half way
through a project where we use a lot of W3C standards/technology (e.g.
RDFa, OWL, RDFS, XHTML et al) to put swedish legislation online in a
better shape than what exists today.

I was thinking that projects of this type would be similar (from a
technology perspective) in many countries and it would be interesting
to share ideas.

Kind regards,

Peter Krantz


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