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Re: UK Govt RDF Data Sets

From: Jun Zhao <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 11:15:41 +0100
Message-ID: <4BC838CD.5090907@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
To: Leigh Dodds <leigh.dodds@talis.com>
CC: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>

Leigh Dodds wrote:
> 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.

Not sure what else I can add.:)

One thing might be interesting is that we are trying to use the Open 
Provenance Model (http://openprovenance.org) to leverage different 
provenance descriptions. We released the first version of the vocabulary 
and on the way of finalizing the guide. They will go public some time 
this month, I hope.:)



> 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.
> --
> Leigh Dodds
> Programme Manager, Talis Platform
> Talis
> leigh.dodds@talis.com
> http://www.talis.com
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