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Re: UK Govt RDF Data Sets

From: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 00:17:13 +0100
Message-ID: <w2uec8613a81004151617s5c7e050fif44d55a22d430b85@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>
On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 12:09 AM, Kingsley Idehen
<kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
> Ian Davis wrote:
>>
>> Kingsley,
>>
>> 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.
>>
>
> Okay, but the need for dumps is working its way into the fundamental
> guidelines for Linked Open Data.
>
> As you can imagine (and I have raised these concerns on the UK Govt mailing
> list a few times), this project is high profile and closely associated with
> Linked Open Data; thus, unclarity about these RDF dumps is confusing to say
> the very least.
>
> Anyway, I am set for now, will wait and see re. what happens post election
> etc..
>


I should also add that some datasets do not have dumps, e.g. the
reference time and dates

http://reference.data.gov.uk/doc/hour/2010-03-23T21

Ian
Received on Thursday, 15 April 2010 23:17:41 UTC

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