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Re: [Linking-open-data] watchdog.net and LOD best practices

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 17:47:02 -0400
Message-ID: <48052256.8070406@openlinksw.com>
To: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>

Ed Summers wrote:
> Thanks for announcing this Aaron! Have you considered adding
> owl:sameAs links to dbpedia since you've got some links to wikipedia
> already? Also, I'm curious--did you intentionally ignore httpRange-14
> (hash URI or slash URI + 303) when minting the URIs for districts?
>
> <http://watchdog.net/us/MD-08> a :District;
>   :almanac <http://nationaljournal.com/pubs/almanac/2008/people/md/rep_md08.htm>;
>   :area_sqmi 307;
>   :center_lat 39.0231;
>   :center_lng -77.1421;
>   :cook_index "D+20";
>   :est_population 700364;
>   :est_population_year 2005;
>   :median_income 68306;
>   :name "MD-08";
>   :poverty_pct 6.2;
>   :state <http://watchdog.net/us/md>;
>   :voting true;
>   :wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maryland's_8th_congressional_district>;
>   :owl:sameAs <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Maryland's_8th_congressional_district>
> ;
>   :zoom_level 10;
> .
>
> This is kinda off topic, but as someone who has recently been dabbling
> in publishing linked-data [1] with web.py [2] let me just say, it has
> been a pleasure. I'd really love to see the conneg support in
> apipublish.py [3] migrate into web.py in some form. Currently I'm
> having to import webob.acceptparse to do the Accept header parsing.
>
> //Ed
>
> [1] http://lcsh.info
> [2] http://webpy.org
> [3] http://watchdog.net/code/?p=dev.git;a=blob;f=utils/apipublish.py
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>   
Ed,

I have replied this mail so that it goes to the correct mailing list :-)

You're still using the old SIMILE server :-)

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