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Re: Pubs data

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2009 09:56:11 -0500
Message-ID: <49B1398B.8020206@openlinksw.com>
To: John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>
CC: Tom Heath <tom.heath@talis.com>, public-lod@w3.org
John Goodwin wrote:
> Thanks Tom. I think I've managed to calm them down now :)
> I decided to take the pubs linked data because:
> 1) The reviews were not actually my own (I'd never visited the pub that
> caused the trouble) and reading some of the other reviews I realised
> that (while amusing) they could easily have been taken the wrong way. I
> figured it was probably not great having my name associated with reviews
> I didn't write. My site was static and unlike revyu there was no way for
> people to write counter reviews. 
> 2) I mainly did it as an experiment to try the whole linked data thing
> on an amateur level. I think things have moved on since I started it -
> the site was pretty primitive.  
> 3) Southampton locals with burning torches and pitchforks angry their
> favourite pub was given a bad review is not a pretty site :)
You have an awesome comedy skit in the making :-)

> John
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: tzh@talisplatform.com [mailto:tzh@talisplatform.com] On 
>> Behalf Of Tom Heath
>> Sent: 06 March 2009 14:26
>> To: Kingsley Idehen
>> Cc: John Goodwin; public-lod@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: Pubs data
>> Hi Kingsley, Hi John,
>> First off, sympathies John for the roasting on Facebook - not 
>> a nice experience I'm sure.
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