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Re: OpenLink Software brings full power of GoodRelations BestBuy and others

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2009 07:12:19 -0400
Message-ID: <4AC9D493.5090706@openlinksw.com>
To: martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org
CC: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Martin Hepp (UniBW) wrote:
> Dear all:
>
> I just found out that Kingsley Idehen released a major update of 
> Virtuoso sponger cartridges that create and collate "virtual" 
> meta-data for existing Web pages.
>
> See
>
> http://tr.im/bestbuygr2
>
> for an example.
>
> The cool thing is
>
> - The data does not come from BestBuy directly; it is collected and 
> collated on the fly from APIs and other resources (i.e. this is not 
> yet the original BestBuy data).
> - It used the full level of detail of the GoodRelations ontology for 
> e-commerce, http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelations (not 
> just 1 -2 properties).
> - It exposes both price information and technical features in 
> GoodRelations.
> - If you request an XHTML version of the page, you get the meta-data 
> in RDFa for further reuse and combination in novel scenarios.
>
> There are a few very minor issues with the data; we already provided 
> respective feedback to Openlink SW. But all should be quick fixes.
>
> I am confident that this is a major step for a Web of Linked Data, 
> because the same approach can bring unprecedented amounts of highly 
> detailed GoodRelations data for existing Web content.
>
> Well done, Kingsley!
Martin,

Thanks!

But well done (with more to come) to OpenLink Software :-)

Kingsley
>
> Best
> Martin
>


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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 Monday, 5 October 2009 11:12:49 UTC

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