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Re: UK Govt RDF Data Sets

From: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 23:53:03 +0100
Message-ID: <h2vec8613a81004151553j29c42eacl29f2e0a187828304@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>

You should address your question directly to the project organisers,
we're a technology provider and host some of the data but it is not up
to us when or where the dumps get shared. My understanding is that
because this is officially sanctioned data they want to ensure that
the provenance is built into the datasets properly. My hope and wish
is that the commitment to making dumps available will be built into
the guidelines the UK Government are working on. But those won't be
issued during this month because of the election.


On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 11:19 PM, Kingsley Idehen
<kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
> Ian,
> While on the subject of mirrors and Linked Open Data in general.
> Do you have any idea as to the whereabouts of RDF data sets for the SPARQL
> endpoints associated with data.gov.uk? As you can imagine, I haven't opted
> to crawl your endpoints for the data bearing in LOD community ethos i.e.,
>  publish dataset dump locations for SPARQL endpoints that host Linked Open
> Data. This best practice was devised SPARQL endpoint crawling in mind.
> Example:
> http://data.gov.uk/sparql
> Where would I get the actual RDF datasets loaded into the endpoint above?
> Here is the RPI example re. data.gov:
> http://data-gov.tw.rpi.edu/wiki/Data.gov_Catalog_-_Complete .
> --
> Regards,
> Kingsley Idehen       President & CEO OpenLink Software     Web:
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