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Re: Get your dataset on the next LOD cloud diagram

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 23:38:32 +0100
Message-ID: <4E1CCCE8.6000309@openlinksw.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 7/12/11 11:21 PM, Pablo Mendes wrote:
> Thanks, Thomas.
> Giovanni, it was a coreference resolution problem from my side. You 
> meant 'they'=datasets and I read 'they'=people. It was anyhow a 
> possible question to come by and it's (hopefully) clearer now. Sorry 
> for the confusion.
> Now to the intended question.
> I will discuss the issue of availability with my colleagues. But my 
> personal opinion is that availability is an important quality 
> indicator, and should be incorporated if feasible wrt to time and 
> resource availability. Could we perhaps have others (e.g. Sindice, 
> Openlink cloud cache, etc.) also providing their assessment of this 
> specific indicator? It sounds like it's of shared interest and could 
> benefit from multiple independent assessments.
> What do you think?
> Cheers,
> Pablo
> On Jul 12, 2011 10:54 PM, "Thomas Steiner" <tomac@google.com 
> <mailto:tomac@google.com>> wrote:

Datasets that are inaccessible for large amounts of time (e.g., 3+ 
months) ultimately undermine the LOD cloud. Rather than removing a 
dataset, why not color code LOD cloud bubbles using the same color 
scheme from: http://labs.mondeca.com/sparqlEndpointsStatus/index.html, 
if possible?

For better or for worse, the LOD cloud pictorial is now a staple re. 
Linked Data marketing comms. collateral.



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