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RE: W3C Linked Data Community Directory

From: Brand Niemann <bniemann@cox.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 14:23:31 -0500
To: "'David Wood'" <david@3roundstones.com>, "'Gannon Dick'" <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Cc: <team-gld-chairs@w3.org>, <public-lod@w3.org>, "'eGov IG \(Public\)'" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <05b201ccae03$37623660$a626a320$@cox.net>
Actually, it imports into Excel nicely.

-----Original Message-----
From: Brand Niemann [mailto:bniemann@cox.net] 
Sent: Monday, November 28, 2011 1:50 PM
To: 'David Wood'; 'Gannon Dick'
Cc: team-gld-chairs@w3.org; public-lod@w3.org; 'eGov IG (Public)'
Subject: RE: W3C Linked Data Community Directory

David, Is this available in CSV or Excel? Thanks, Brand

-----Original Message-----
From: David Wood [mailto:david@3roundstones.com]
Sent: Monday, November 28, 2011 1:34 PM
To: Gannon Dick
Cc: team-gld-chairs@w3.org; public-lod@w3.org community; eGov IG (Public)
Subject: Re: W3C Linked Data Community Directory

Hi all,

The contents of the Community Directory are already available in RDF.  There
is a "Download the bulk RDF" link on the front page that leads to:

That RDF is dynamically queried when the URL is resolved and is always up to

Apologies if others have already pointed this out.  Gannon's message was
caught in my spam trap.


On Nov 11, 2011, at 15:42, Gannon Dick wrote:

> 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 
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
> Consider this a contribution from the non-Working Group eGov IG (and 
> have
> --Gannon
> [1] http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.rdf
> [2] http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/ or
> [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
> --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 Monday, 28 November 2011 19:24:19 UTC

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