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Re: Notes from 1 November Meeting

From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:48:57 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <396801.35053.qm@web112620.mail.gq1.yahoo.com>
To: "W3C eGov Interest Group \(All\)" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Interesting comments about "Open" data versus free data.  I wonder if a slavish devotion to the principle that all monetary value must be squeezed out of Public Data before it can be made free is practical for metadata.

It seems to me related to the "Ultraviolet Catastrophe" that Physics narrowly avoided - the closer you get to free data the less open and more valuable the specialized knowledge becomes.  

--- On Wed, 11/17/10, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org> wrote:

> From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
> Subject: Notes from 1 November Meeting
> To: "W3C eGov Interest Group (All)" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, "W3C eGov Announcements" <public-egov-announce@w3.org>
> Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 11:35 AM
> I did some cleanup of the IRC notes
> from the 1 November Face-to-Face
> meeting.   Thanks to Karen Myers for taking
> most of the notes!
>         http://www.w3.org/egov/IG/meeting/2010-11-01
> If you have corrections, please go ahead and make them on
> the linked
> wiki page, or contact me.
> As a bit of background: this meeting was not technically a
> meeting of
> the Interest Group, since its charter had expired the day
> before, and
> none of the chairs were present.   But we
> had a room, and many people
> were in Lyon anyway (for W3C TPAC), and some of them had
> expressed
> interest in talking about eGov, so we did.
> We also held a meeting the following day, to talk about
> Government
> Linked Data; I'll post those minutes shortly.
>    -- Sandro    (W3C staff for
> eGov)

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