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RE: BBC, Ordnance Survey linked data mesh-up (uses sameas.org)

From: John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 19:57:19 +0100
Message-ID: <D72AF46149B1D74FBC8CD7090ED2446B232629@EMAIL.ordsvy.gov.uk>
To: "Kingsley Idehen" <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: <semantic-web@w3.org>, <public-lod@w3.org>



Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> Pretty cool!

Thanks :)

> I would suggest following (one of options):

> 1. Use <link/> to expose the URIs for Bedford, Birmingham etc..
> 2. RDFa in the HTML instead of <link/> re. URI exposure
> 3. Atom/RSS feed that exposes URIs for each place or URIs for RDF docs 
> (info. resources) that contain Metadata describing the places
> 4. Content Negotiation (should you have deployment server privileges).

Right I'm with you. To make it a meshup I basically need to make an RDF representation of the info. I'm displaying in my "mashup". I'd probably go for option 4 to do this. 

> Another nice thing about your demo is that is is gound zero for 
> distinguishing between a "Meshup" and "Mashup". If the routes to data 
> source URIs aren't explicitly exposed or discernable by the 
> representation used for the presentation, then we have a "Mashup" :-)

Oh no so I just have a mash up? :( And I was being so smug in my blog title ;) But yes I see what you're saying about the subtle difference. 

regards,

John








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