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Re: Linked Movie DataBase

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sat, 02 Aug 2008 07:58:24 -0400
Message-ID: <48944BE0.6000108@openlinksw.com>
To: Oktie Hassanzadeh <oktie@cs.toronto.edu>
CC: Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>, public-lod@w3.org

Oktie Hassanzadeh wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 8:28 PM, Sören Auer
> <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:
>   
>> Hi Oktie, all,
>>
>> Great work you have done with LinkedMDB.org!
>>
>>     
>
> Thanks Sören!
>
>
>   
>> I would like to point you to another open movie data related project: Open
>> Movie Database (http:/omdb.org), which contains very high quality data and
>> is completely free and open.
>>     
>
>
>  We will soon add links to OMDB.org as well. We would also like to
> contribute to the OMDB by sending them back the links we find to other
> data sources (If I'm not making a mistake, most of the OMDB articles
> currently don't link to other related web sites).
>  As a side note, we chose to start with freebase data since the number
> of movies on OMDB was around 9,000 when we started setting up
> LinkedMDB (as mentioned in our 2-page report) comparing with more than
> 38,000 freebase movies. Although OMDB is also growing fast, and has
> around 12,000 movies now.
>
>
> Regards,
> Oktie
>
>
>   
Oktie,

Is the Freebase community aware of this effort?

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