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Re: Feedback on "Publishing Open Government Data" WD

From: Li Ding <lidingpku@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 17:59:10 -0400
Message-ID: <3db8d3300910261459o5c97030bo4526eb5303f14c84@mail.gmail.com>
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Cc: public-egov-ig@w3.org
I guess RDF/XML would be suitable for bridging XML and RDF.
There is one ways to have consistent RDF/XML rendering

 <rdf:Description rdf:about="#entry00002">
  <rdf:type rdf:resource="http://data-gov.tw.rpi.edu/2009/data-gov-twc.rdf#DataEntry"/>
  <src>ci</src>
  <eqid>10485677</eqid>
  <version>1</version>
  <datetime>Monday, October 26, 2009 04:33:08 UTC</datetime>

  <lat>34.2358</lat>
  <lon>-117.5915</lon>
  <magnitude>1.4</magnitude>
  <depth>10.60</depth>
  <nst>27</nst>
  <region>Southern California</region>

 </rdf:Description>
 <rdf:Description rdf:about="#entry00003">
  <rdf:type rdf:resource="http://data-gov.tw.rpi.edu/2009/data-gov-twc.rdf#DataEntry"/>
  <src>nc</src>
  <eqid>71299825</eqid>
  <version>0</version>
  <datetime>Monday, October 26, 2009 04:31:14 UTC</datetime>

  <lat>38.8380</lat>
  <lon>-122.8283</lon>
  <magnitude>1.4</magnitude>
  <depth>2.40</depth>
  <nst>21</nst>
  <region>Northern California</region>

 </rdf:Description>


best,
Li


On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 1:00 PM, Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk> wrote:
> Expose Interfaces
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-gov-data-20090908/#concepts.expose>:
>
>> If you really want to help people discover and explore the data
>> you are publishing, there are some useful W3C standards which can
>> help.  It is possible to make data human-readable by using XSLT
>> for XML- and RDF-based formats.
>
> It is probably not useful to mention RDF-based formats here. It seems
> unlikely that XSLT would be very useful for making N-Triples or Turtle
> more human-readable. XSLT is only useful for transforming XML-based
> formats; yes, some RDF serialisations are XML-based, but those are already
> covered by saying that XSLT can be used on XML-based formats.
>
> -Toby
>
>



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