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Re: [dcat] dcat deployed on data.gov.uk

From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 14:34:12 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <78393.11515.qm@web112604.mail.gq1.yahoo.com>
To: public-egov-ig IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Very nice.

With reference to my last email, I noticed you declared FOAF, but did not use it.  Please at least consider not using FOAF (because if developers have it they will use it, if only just for fun) and consider instead a few DCAT "Authority" identifier tags.

Rationale: Long ago the US Entertainment Industry used actual phone numbers, etc. in films.  They quit after a number of lawsuits from the unfortunates who would be contacted in the middle of the night to answer for bad script writing and plot twists :)


--- On Wed, 5/19/10, Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de> wrote:

> From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
> Subject: [dcat] dcat deployed on data.gov.uk
> To: "public-egov-ig IG" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
> Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 11:50 AM
> Good dcat news: The data.gov.uk team
> has rolled out some dcat support in the latest update to
> their RDFa markup [1].
> An example extraction is here: [2]
> It uses only a few of the dcat terms at this time, doesn't
> declare the dcat:Dataset and dcat:Distribution classes, and
> uses the old vocab.deri.ie namespace rather than the new
> w3.org one [3], but it's a great start and we now have some
> 3000 UK datasets marked up with dcat!
> Best,
> Richard
> [1] http://data.gov.uk/blog/project-update
> [2] http://bit.ly/9tRmSc
> [3] http://www.w3.org/ns/dcat#

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