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Re: Discogs Linked Data

From: <mats.gls@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 23:08:21 +0200
Message-ID: <AANLkTilRYXYxiHILK4BfXDOq-CIA6jgOVLxTCIJrsBzv@mail.gmail.com>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
The main major thing lacking now I think is links[1] to MusicBrainz, and I
don't think that can be done without a dump. Apart from that, the mappings
are also incomplete. The ruby code can be found at dataincubator[2].

1.
http://blog.dbtune.org/post/2007/06/11/Linking-open-data%3A-interlinking-the-Jamendo-and-the-Musicbrainz-datasets
2. http://code.google.com/p/dataincubator/source/browse/trunk/#trunk/discogs

Cheers,

Mats

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 10:45 PM, Kurt J <kurtjx@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> >> Does anyone know the state of play wrt a linked dataset describing
> Discogs
> >> (the music/record site)?
>
> I've spent some time w/ Discogs stuff - it needs some work.  The links
> to DBpedia are broken b/c of some capitalization errors, and the
> artist URIs and foaf:names are a bit borked b/c the underlying data
> has some unicode errors (two bytes v one byte unicode not handled
> properly)
>
> > There have always been Virtuoso Sponger [1] Cartridges (Basic and Meta)
> for
> > Discogs.
> >
> > Examples:
> >
> > 1.
> >
> http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/id/entity/http/www.discogs.com/artist/Stevie+Wonder
> > -- Stevie Wonder
> >
> > 2.  http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com/dataspace/dav/wiki/Main/VirtSponger--
> > Virtuoso Sponger Middleware
> >
>
> you might see if you can just use these.  otherwise the ruby code is
> around somewhere on the talis platform site.  no time to find it now -
> i've got a new born to look after :-)
>
> -kurt j
>
>
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