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Re: UK Govt RDF Data Sets

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 19:23:46 -0400
Message-ID: <4BC7A002.7040405@openlinksw.com>
To: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>
CC: public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>
Ian Davis wrote:
> 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

Yep, I have that: 



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