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Re: News from lingvoj.org

From: Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 10:27:14 +0100
Message-ID: <82593ac00904020227k6480bdcbv51dabf59697c0b0c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Cc: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>
Hello Bernard!

On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 10:12 AM, Bernard Vatant
<bernard.vatant@mondeca.com> wrote:
> Hello all
>
> I've started refreshing the content of pages at http://lingvoj.org, which
> was long overdue.
> The data set now links to DBpedia (of course), Freebase and OpenCyc (which
> had been broken since OpenCyc had changed its URIs a while ago). But there
> are no backwards links from those yet... so far the only dataset that I know
> linking to lingvoj.org is Linked MDB, but it does not use the correct URIs
> [1]. :'( Please don't be shy! lingvoj.org URIs are "cool" : stable, simple,
> and dereferencable. ;-)

There are also a couple of links to lingvoj at
http://dbtune.org/musicbrainz/ (see
http://dbtune.org/musicbrainz/resource/language/aka and
http://dbtune.org/musicbrainz/directory/language, for example)

Cheers!
y

> Bandwidth permitting, I will now focus on data quality, for the most used
> language (ISO 639-1 list).
>
> Some technical details : In the previous release I had generated static
> content for html files as well as RDF files. Now the html page redirects
> (html-style) to the rdf file, which calls a XSL stylesheet. The result, as I
> can see is the following, regarding browsers I have tested :
> - IE is happy with that. So in IE you can actually browse through languages,
> clicking on the codes of the labels.
> - Firefox + Tabulator extension calls its default RDF stylesheet, where the
> languages of labels are ignored ... too bad. If anyone knows how to have
> Firefox use the stylesheet declared in the RDF file instead of the default
> one, I'm buying the trick!
>
> Next release should move from static files to SPARQL endpoint and all. But
> no real schedule so far. Stay tuned and be patient.
>
> Thanks for your attention
>
> Bernard
>
> [1] Note to MDB publishers : the lingvoj.org correct URI for e.g., english
> should be http://www.lingvoj.org/lang/en <http://www.lingvoj.org/lingvo/en>
> and not http://www.lingvoj.org/lingvo/en for which no semantics whatsoever
> declared, even if it is de-referenced to the same RDF file thanks to some
> http magic
> Thanks guys if you could correct this.
>
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>
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> Vocabulary & Data Engineering
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