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Re: gimmee some data!

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 13:12:53 +0100
To: Ross Singer <rossfsinger@gmail.com>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1245240773.2667.83.camel@ophelia2.g5n.co.uk>
On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 07:26 -0400, Ross Singer wrote:
> The way to access the cover images is:
> While http://covers.librarything.com/devkey/{devkey}/medium/isbn/0760759715
> (or some variant of {devkey}) is a URI, I can't help but think that
> people would be a little underwhelmed to find that in a foaf:Image
> along with disclaimers, licenses and instructions of use.
> 
> Dunno, any advice?

A large number of sites seem to use Amazon.com's images, and indeed, I
use those too (e.g. <http://purl.org/NET/book/isbn/9781575863269>).
Though they are not "open data" in any sense.

-Toby
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