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Re: Linked Open Data star badges

From: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@insa-lyon.fr>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 16:23:36 +0100
Message-ID: <4D0245F8.4070702@insa-lyon.fr>
To: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Michael,


Good job, I like the look of these badges.
However, I'm wondering: will the people who have a 0 or 1-star dataset 
put a badge on their Web page? It's like putting a badge saying "HTML 
page /almost/ valid: 3 errors only!"
In the end, I guess only the 5 star badge will be proudly displayed by 
dataset owners.
Still, I think those badges have a utility, but not for the dataset 
owners. I can imagine a web page listing existing, independent datasets 
(such as [1]) where each row has the corresponding badge. This way, one 
can immediately and visually determine the level of interoperability of 
the dataset.


[1] http://esw.w3.org/DataSetRDFDumps


Cheers,
AZ.

Le 07/12/2010 11:09, Michael Hausenblas a écrit :
>
> If you want to express your support for LOD data on your dataset Web page,
> you can now use the LOD badges [1] to do so. The LOD badges are based on
> TimBL's 5-star data scheme, which has been made available via [2].
>
> Cheers,
>        Michael
>
> [1] http://lab.linkeddata.deri.ie/2010/lod-badges/
> [2] http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html
>


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