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From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 15:33:17 +0100
Message-ID: <48F8A22D.50107@danbri.org>
To: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, foaf-dev Friend of a <foaf-dev@lists.foaf-project.org>


This is with the plain HTML tables on Wikipedia but should be fun for 
DBPedia folks too...

Dan

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Subject: [mySociety:public] An actually useful "mash-up"
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 15:17:20 +0100
From: Francis Irving <francis@mysociety.org>
Reply-To: mySociety:Public <developers-public@lists.mysociety.org>
To: developers-public@lists.mysociety.org

This is surprisingly good in lots of ways.

http://ouseful.wordpress.com/2008/10/14/data-scraping-wikipedia-with-google-spreadsheets/

In which they use Google Spreadsheets to convert a Wikipedia table to
an RSS feed and thence to live population maps via Yahoo pipes with no
coding required.

(Thanks to Tom Lynn, whose subject and text I've stolen too :) )

Francis

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