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Re: Linked Data Shopping List

From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 00:45:14 +0100
To: Tom Heath <Tom.Heath@talis.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C47E0B1A.254FA%hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

Good stuff - Got me distracted from my marking!
I have added some structure (I found someone had added imdb while I was
adding it myself :-) ).
We need to distinguish between the real supplier providing the data, and
someone else (such as me) providing a linked data version of it.
So, as an example, we have the CORDIS and NSF stuff, but we want the EU and
NSF to embrace and publish them. Having a resource that helps someone at the
right moment say: "Look what should be done - someone else has done what
they can, but now you need to take it on, and maybe you should talk to
them." might be good.
So I am assuming that this is for data owners who are supplying the data,
and does not usurp the other linked data page, but it could usefully have
such other links.

On 18/06/2008 00:21, "Tom Heath" <Tom.Heath@talis.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Tim just gave a great keynote here at Linked Data Planet here in NYC,
> including highlights such as stating again that Linked Open Data is "the
> semantic web done right", and "a paradigm shift all over again" - great
> encouragement (not that we need any ;) for all the hard work put in by
> everyone in the LOD community :)
> One of the other things Tim raised was the idea of having a "Linked Data
> Shopping List", capturing government, commercial or community data sets that
> we want to see published as Linked Data, perhaps as a basis for some kind of
> campaign/initiative to pursue this. With this in mind I've started a list and
> seeded it with one of my favourite non-Linked Data data sets:
> http://community.linkeddata.org/MediaWiki/index.php?ShoppingList
> Note that (in my interpretation, not sure about Tim's), it's a Shopping List
> not a Wish List, because wish list implies aspiration, shopping implies going
> out and getting ;)
> Cheers,
> Tom.
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