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Re: News from lingvoj.org

From: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2009 23:20:49 +0200
Message-ID: <49D52C31.4040102@mondeca.com>
To: Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>
CC: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>
Hello Yves

I just added the links back from 185 lingvoj URIs to the equivalent 
declared in Musicbrainz.
See http://www.lingvoj.org/lang/br
There are certainly more possible mappings. To be continued ...

Bernard


Yves Raimond a écrit :
> 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.
>>
>> --
>>
>> *Bernard Vatant
>> *Senior Consultant
>> Vocabulary & Data Engineering
>> Tel:       +33 (0) 971 488 459
>> Mail:     bernard.vatant@mondeca.com <mailto:bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
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>>
>>     
>
>   

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*Bernard Vatant
*Senior Consultant
Vocabulary & Data Engineering
Tel:       +33 (0) 971 488 459
Mail:     bernard.vatant@mondeca.com <mailto:bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
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Blog:    Leçons de Choses <http://mondeca.wordpress.com/>
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