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Re: Group Note -- content and sections outline

From: Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 17:08:32 +0200
Cc: Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray@okfn.org>, eGov IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, Oscar Azanon <oscar.azanon@vitruviosistemas.com>, Daniel Bennett <daniel@citizencontact.com>, Kevin Novak <kevinnovak@aia.org>, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock@okfn.org>
Message-Id: <49ADDD4B-9230-4DA5-8B86-4E48A3D3AFD1@w3.org>
To: Josh Tauberer <tauberer@govtrack.us>
Attaching this one to ISSUE-2, opening a new ISSUE, ISSUE-4 about  
"bulk data downloads" to be added to OGD section.

-- Jose


El 03/03/2009, a las 17:53, Josh Tauberer escribió:
> Jonathan Gray wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 5:23 PM, Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>  
>> wrote:
>>> I originally drafted the Open Government Data section a while ago  
>>> and got
>>> very few comments about it, so I assume people is happy with the  
>>> content so
>>> far. I also asked about the outline of that sections and if was  
>>> good enough
>>> or not and people agreed on being good and serve as basis for other
>>> sections.
>> I wonder whether it could be appropriate to allude to the Open
>> Knowledge Definition in this section?
>>  http://www.opendefinition.org/
>> Warm regards,
>
> Sorry for coming in late to this discussion. (Sadly I haven't had a  
> chance to pay much attention here though I've wanted to.)
>
> I've posted my slides from my "Open Government Data Standards and  
> Expectations" session at Transparency Camp this past weekend here:
> http://razor.occams.info/pubdocs/2009-02-28_TCamp_Data_Standards.pdf
> It summarizes many open gov data recommendations that are out there  
> (including the OKD).
>
> Also I notice that the notion of "bulk data downloads" is missing,  
> which many find preferable to pushing APIs.
>
> I often talk of open govt data in terms of the ability to "search,  
> sort, and transform" (e.g. into visualizations, feeds, and  
> summaries) and that the uses go beyond the "mandate, resources, and  
> vision" of government agencies (phrases I probably stole from  
> legislative language and other people).
>
> Hope that's helpful.
>
> Josh
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