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Re: UK Govt RDF Data Sets

From: Leigh Dodds <leigh.dodds@talis.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 09:24:37 +0100
Message-ID: <s2lf323a4471004160124v93f031a8u37fd2028d742b55c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi,

2010/4/16 Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
> Re their provenance requirements, do you know if the right people are
> already engaged with the W3C Incubator on this topic; see various
> links fwd'd in http://lists.foaf-project.org/pipermail/foaf-dev/2010-April/010164.html

Jun Zhao is now involved in the data.gov.uk providing support and
input on the provenance aspects.

Jeni has also been blogging a lot of the discussion, so there's some
public documents for comment.

> It would be very interesting if someone were prepared to digitally
> sign the files; or at least to publish checksums on a trusted Web page
> in RDFa. Lots of options that could be explored.

I'm not sure if signing/checksums has come up yet. But there will be a
dedicated site with both data dumps and conversion software. The
provenance statements will trace back to there, so there will be some
good traceability I think.

Cheers,

L.

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