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RE: Legislation on the web...

From: Appleby, Paul <paul.appleby@tso.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2008 22:49:41 +0100
Message-ID: <D0163CD87CFBFE4C8A0498F6E9D81A090B4B45@w2exc017020.theso.co.uk>
To: "Sheridan, John" <John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gov.uk>, "Peter Krantz" <peter.krantz@gmail.com>, <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Cc: <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Hi Peter,
It would certainly be very interesting to discuss any synergies between the work you are doing and the work we do on behalf of John.
Do you have any published material yet from that project that we could take a look at (or even the existing material to get a feel for where you are coming from)?

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: Sheridan, John [mailto:John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gov.uk] 
	Sent: Sun 07/09/2008 19:02 
	To: Peter Krantz; public-egov-ig@w3.org 
	Cc: jeni@jenitennison.com; Appleby, Paul 
	Subject: RE: Legislation on the web...

	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"

	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
	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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