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RE: W3C Linked Data Community Directory

From: Ford, Kevin <kefo@loc.gov>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 13:21:31 -0500
To: "'Gannon Dick'" <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
CC: "'eGov IG (Public)'" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B8AF2ACE62D0FD4391BE28FEB91E1FF3135CDF51E0@LCXCLMB03.LCDS.LOC.GOV>
Dear Gannon,

> The main app has a 1) a Organization Nickname, 2) A link to the LOC
> Subject Heading (Europe and North America at this time).  The LCSH
> supplies broader terms. 3) A link to the narrowest available LOC
> Vocabulary Encoding, which you can follow up to the LCSH 4) Leftovers
> (the LOC has a lot of work to do), down to the narrowest Subdivision
> defined by UN LOCODES (who also have a lot of work to do, and needs a
> better definition of "peer").
--  Can you explain "LOC has a lot of work to do"?

Cordially,

Kevin


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gannon Dick [mailto:gannon_dick@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 11, 2011 3:42 PM
> To: team-gld-chairs@w3.org
> Cc: public-lod@w3.org community; eGov IG (Public)
> Subject: Re: W3C Linked Data Community Directory
> 
> I encoded the Community Directory (30 Members) on a spreadsheet and
> converted to RDF/XML[1].  The app is the index of this URL[2].  It is a
> transform of the RDF/XML to XHTML Strict 1.0.  The GRDDL of the XHTML
> (head) is also available[3], as well as a csv version of the
> spreadsheet[4].
> 
> There is a singlet example in RDF[5] and a Graph[6]
> 
> 
> This was before I RTFM and found out that Callimachus uses a custom
> RDFa+XHTML, naturally.  I did make one hard wired adjustment to the
> XHTML Schema and that was a fixed "target" attribute which makes all
> links open in a new window ... tabbed browsing was not available at the
> time the spec was finalized.  I validated with Xerces and XSLT'ed with
> Saxon.  All the source files are available here[7].
> 
> 
> The data sources are: LOC (ID and LCSH), The National Atlas (US
> Counties), USGS Earth Explorer (Int'l Subdivisions), Ordinance Survey
> (UK Counties), US Census (US Counties), UN LOCODES Countries +
> Subdivisions, and Wikipedia to resolve UN LOCODE problems.
> 
> The main app has a 1) a Organization Nickname, 2) A link to the LOC
> Subject Heading (Europe and North America at this time).  The LCSH
> supplies broader terms. 3) A link to the narrowest available LOC
> Vocabulary Encoding, which you can follow up to the LCSH 4) Leftovers
> (the LOC has a lot of work to do), down to the narrowest Subdivision
> defined by UN LOCODES (who also have a lot of work to do, and needs a
> better definition of "peer").
> 
> Notice the Nicknames are sorted by LOC ID, and that extension down to
> Street Addresses would be a little pointless since no "knowledge" would
> aggregate.
> 
> Consider this a contribution from the non-Working Group eGov IG (and
> have fun).
> 
> --Gannon
> 
> [1] http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.rdf
> 
> [2] http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/ or
> http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.html
> [3]  http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.html.rdf
> [4]  http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.csv
> [5]  http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd-eg.rdf
> [6]  http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd-eg.png
> [7]  http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.zip
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
> To: "team-gld-chairs@w3.org" <team-gld-chairs@w3.org>
> Cc:
> Sent: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 4:04 PM
> Subject: Fw: W3C Linked Data Community Directory
> 
> Let me know if you want to add a full text regional identifier e.g.
> 
> Nickname = 3 Round Stones Inc.
> ID = [North America].[United States].[Virginia].[Spotsylvania County]
> 
> It will come in real handy when there are thousands of entries; and the
> time to do it is when there are 29 entries since the maintenance is
> pretty easy.
> 
> --Gannon
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Forwarded Message -----
> From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
> To: "public-lod@w3.org community" <public-lod@w3.org>
> Cc:
> Sent: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 2:58 PM
> Subject: W3C Linked Data Community Directory
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> The W3C has launched a community directory of eGov projects and
> suppliers:
>   http://dir.w3.org
> 
> The directory is built on Callimachus [1], a Linked Data management
> system.  A SPARQL endpoint is available to authenticated users.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Dave
> 
> 
> [1] Callimachus: http://callimachusproject.org
> 
Received on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 18:19:30 GMT

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