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Contd: New LOD Cloud - Please send us links to missing data sources

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2009 16:49:38 -0500
Message-ID: <49A9B172.1070401@openlinksw.com>
To: Chris Bizer <chris@bizer.de>
CC: 'Anja Jentzsch' <anja@anjeve.de>, public-lod@w3.org
Chris Bizer wrote:
> Hi Kingsley,
>
>   
>> You have MySpace and Flickr Wrappers but still don't include all the 
>> Virtuoso Sponger Cartridges (which are wrappers) to the Cloud [1] ?
>>     
>
> The last time I checked the cartridges, I had the impression that they were
> not very much interlinked with the rest of the LOD cloud and about half of
> them were down.
>   
When was that? Please be specific.
> The links to DBpedia were rather strange. For instance the first link I
> found owl:sameAs'ed Yahoo finance balance sheet with Dbpedia bed sheet,
> which is even for me as a big supporter of owl:sameAs links a bit too much
> Semantic gap.
>   
Even if this anomaly existed, how many minutes would it take to fix that 
via a constructive feedback loop, really?
> Did you improve the quality of the external links in the meantime and do the
> cartridges regularly deliver data?
>   
You are being quite subjective here. The measure of quality is what 
though? Is the Flickr wrapper the quality measure? I am not being 
bombastic here, I need you to be a little more specific when making 
public comments.
> Another problem is that many of the sources are not really Open Data as
> various license restrictions apply.
>   
Examples, assuming we are all in this together.

Kingsley
> Cheers
>
> Chris
>
>
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: public-lod-request@w3.org [mailto:public-lod-request@w3.org] Im Auftrag
> von Kingsley Idehen
> Gesendet: Samstag, 28. Februar 2009 00:18
> An: Anja Jentzsch
> Cc: public-lod@w3.org
> Betreff: Re: New LOD Cloud - Please send us links to missing data sources
>
> Anja Jentzsch wrote:
>   
>> Hi all,
>>
>> we are currently updating the LOD cloud. Find the draft here: 
>> http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/bizer/pub/lod-datasets_2009-02-27.png
>>
>> We have already added:
>>
>> 1. the RKBExplorer cloud
>> 2. the Bio2RDF cloud
>> 3. the LODD cloud
>> 4. GeoSpecies
>> 5. LIBRIS
>>
>> Statistics on triple and link count (as well as target sources) are 
>> missing for the following sources:
>> - Faviki
>> - RDFohloh
>> - OpenCalais
>> - LIBRIS
>>
>> Did we forget any new data sources or links between data sources?
>>
>> Keep in mind: A data source qualifies for the cloud, if the data is 
>> available via dereferencable URIs and if the data source is 
>> interlinked with at least one other source (meaning it references URIs 
>> within the namespace of the other source).
>>
>> Anja
>>
>>
>>     
> Anja,
>
> You have MySpace and Flickr Wrappers but still don't include all the 
> Virtuoso Sponger Cartridges (which are wrappers) to the Cloud [1] ?
>
> Also, the LODD data sets page should be linked to: 
> http://esw.w3.org/topic/DataSetRDFDumps, so we can track down the dumps 
> with ease re. the Virtuoso LOD hosting instance.
>
> links:
>
> 1. http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com/images/sponger-cloud.html
>
>   


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Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	      Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
President & CEO 
OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
Received on Saturday, 28 February 2009 21:50:29 UTC

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