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Re: Get your dataset on the next LOD cloud diagram

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 14:27:10 +0100
Message-ID: <4E1D9D2E.5020502@openlinksw.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 7/13/11 12:00 PM, Leigh Dodds wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 12 July 2011 18:45, Pablo Mendes<pablomendes@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Dear fellow Linked Open Data publishers and consumers,
>> We are in the process of regenerating the next LOD cloud diagram and
>> associated statistics [1].
>> ...
> This email prompted a discussion about how to the data collection or
> diagram could be improved or updated. As CKAN is an open platform and
> anyone can add additional tags to datasets, why doesn't everyone who
> is interested in seeing a particular improvement or alternate view of
> the data just go ahead and do it? There's no need to require all this
> to be done by one team on a fixed schedule.
>
> Some light co-ordination between people doing similar analyses would
> be worthwhile, but it wouldn't be hard to, e.g. tag datasets based on
> whether their Linked Data or SPARQL endpoint is available regularly,
> whether they're currently maintained, or (my current bug bear) whether
> the data dumps they publish parse with more than one tool chain.
>
> It'd be nice to see many different aspects of the cloud being explored.
>
> Cheers,
>
> L.
>
+1

There should be multiple clouds by now. Linked Data isn't monolithic or 
centralized.

I encourage others to make other clouds. Especially a dynamic cloud that 
reflects the state of play in close to real-time :-)

-- 

Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	
President&  CEO
OpenLink Software
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