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Re: [HELP] Can you please update information about your dataset?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:46:44 -0400
Message-ID: <4A81AE84.4050004@openlinksw.com>
To: Leigh Dodds <leigh.dodds@talis.com>
CC: Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>, public-lod@w3.org, Anja Jentzsch <anja@anjeve.de>
Leigh Dodds wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've just added several new datasets to the Statistics page that
> weren't previously listed. Its not really a great user experience
> editing the wiki markup and manually adding up the figures.
>
> So, thinking out loud, I'm wondering whether it might be more
> appropriate to use a Google spreadsheet and one of their submission
> forms for the purposes of collectively the data. A little manual
> editing to remove duplicates might make managing this data a little
> more easier. Especially as there are also pages that separately list
> the available SPARQL endpoints and RDF dumps.
>
> I'm sure we could create something much better using Void, etc but for
> now, maybe using a slightly better tool would give us a little more
> progress? It'd be a snip to dump out the Google Spreadsheet data
> programmatically too, which'd be another improvement on the current
> situation.
>
> What does everyone else think?
>   
Nice Idea! Especially as Google Spreadsheet to RDF is just about 
RDFizers for the Google Spreadsheet API :-)

Kingsley
> Cheers,
>
> L.
>
> 2009/8/7 Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>:
>   
>> Dear all,
>>
>> We are planning to produce an updated data cloud diagram based on the
>> dataset information on the esw wiki page:
>> http://esw.w3.org/topic/TaskForces/CommunityProjects/LinkingOpenData/DataSets/Statistics
>>
>> If you have not published your dataset there yet and you would like your
>> dataset to be included, can you please add your dataset there?
>>
>> If you have an entry there for your dataset already, can you please update
>> information about your dataset on the wiki?
>>
>> If you cannot edit the wiki page any more because the recent update of esw
>> wiki editing policy, you can send the information to me or Anja, who is
>> cc'ed. We can update it for you.
>>
>> If you know your friends have dataset on the wiki, but are not on the
>> mailing list, can you please kindly forward this email to them? We would
>> like to get the data cloud as up-to-date as possible.
>>
>> For this release, we will use the above wiki page as the information
>> gathering point. We do apologize if you have published information about
>> your dataset on other web pages and this request would mean extra work for
>> you.
>>
>> Many thanks for your contributions!
>>
>> Kindest regards,
>>
>> Jun
>>
>>
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