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Re: W3C Linked Data Community Directory

From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 15:21:36 -0500
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
Message-Id: <D07BE005-40FA-4B8F-BEFE-DD762B2D58C9@3roundstones.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Hi Kingsley,

Timeout, probably.

Regards,
Dave




On Nov 28, 2011, at 14:35, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> On 11/28/11 1:49 PM, Brand Niemann wrote:
>> David, Is this available in CSV or Excel? Thanks, Brand
> 
> David,
> 
> I executed the following from URIBurner.com and it fails:
> define get:soft "replace"
> select distinct * from <http://dir.w3.org/directory.rdf> where {?s ?p ?o}
> 
> I repeat the very same thing from a different machine (as per url below) and it works.
> 
> Do you know what's happening? Maybe your HTTP logs could show something etc..
> 
> Brand:
> This URL will get you CSV: http://goo.gl/gnrZo . This URL should also work directly with any application that can import CSV via an HTTP URL.
> 
> Query used in the SPARQL protocol URL:
> define get:soft "replace"
> select distinct * from <http://dir.w3.org/directory.rdf> where {?s ?p ?o} .
> 
> 
> Kingsley
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: David Wood [mailto:david@3roundstones.com]
>> Sent: Monday, November 28, 2011 1:34 PM
>> To: Gannon Dick
>> Cc: team-gld-chairs@w3.org; public-lod@w3.org community; eGov IG (Public)
>> Subject: Re: W3C Linked Data Community Directory
>> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> The contents of the Community Directory are already available in RDF.  There
>> is a "Download the bulk RDF" link on the front page that leads to:
>>   http://dir.w3.org/directory.rdf
>> 
>> That RDF is dynamically queried when the URL is resolved and is always up to
>> date.
>> 
>> Apologies if others have already pointed this out.  Gannon's message was
>> caught in my spam trap.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Nov 11, 2011, at 15:42, Gannon Dick wrote:
>> 
>>> I encoded the Community Directory (30 Members) on a spreadsheet and
>> converted to RDF/XML[1].  The app is the index of this URL[2].  It is a
>> transform of the RDF/XML to XHTML Strict 1.0.  The GRDDL of the XHTML (head)
>> is also available[3], as well as a csv version of the spreadsheet[4].
>>> There is a singlet example in RDF[5] and a Graph[6]
>>> 
>>> 
>>> This was before I RTFM and found out that Callimachus uses a custom
>> RDFa+XHTML, naturally.  I did make one hard wired adjustment to the XHTML
>> Schema and that was a fixed "target" attribute which makes all links open in
>> a new window ... tabbed browsing was not available at the time the spec was
>> finalized.  I validated with Xerces and XSLT'ed with Saxon.  All the source
>> files are available here[7].
>>> 
>>> The data sources are: LOC (ID and LCSH), The National Atlas (US Counties),
>> USGS Earth Explorer (Int'l Subdivisions), Ordinance Survey (UK Counties), US
>> Census (US Counties), UN LOCODES Countries + Subdivisions, and Wikipedia to
>> resolve UN LOCODE problems.
>>> The main app has a 1) a Organization Nickname, 2) A link to the LOC
>> Subject Heading (Europe and North America at this time).  The LCSH supplies
>> broader terms. 3) A link to the narrowest available LOC Vocabulary Encoding,
>> which you can follow up to the LCSH 4) Leftovers (the LOC has a lot of work
>> to do), down to the narrowest Subdivision defined by UN LOCODES (who also
>> have a lot of work to do, and needs a better definition of "peer").
>>> Notice the Nicknames are sorted by LOC ID, and that extension down to
>> Street Addresses would be a little pointless since no "knowledge" would
>> aggregate.
>>> Consider this a contribution from the non-Working Group eGov IG (and have
>> fun).
>>> --Gannon
>>> 
>>> [1] http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.rdf
>>> 
>>> [2] http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/ or
>> http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.html
>>> [3]  http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.html.rdf
>>> [4]  http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.csv
>>> [5]  http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd-eg.rdf
>>> [6]  http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd-eg.png
>>> [7]  http://www.rustprivacy.org/2011/phase/gld/cd/gld-cd.zip
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: Gannon Dick<gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
>>> To: "team-gld-chairs@w3.org"<team-gld-chairs@w3.org>
>>> Cc:
>>> Sent: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 4:04 PM
>>> Subject: Fw: W3C Linked Data Community Directory
>>> 
>>> Let me know if you want to add a full text regional identifier e.g.
>>> 
>>> Nickname = 3 Round Stones Inc.
>>> ID = [North America].[United States].[Virginia].[Spotsylvania County]
>>> 
>>> It will come in real handy when there are thousands of entries; and the
>> time to do it is when there are 29 entries since the maintenance is pretty
>> easy.
>>> --Gannon
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ----- Forwarded Message -----
>>> From: David Wood<david@3roundstones.com>
>>> To: "public-lod@w3.org community"<public-lod@w3.org>
>>> Cc:
>>> Sent: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 2:58 PM
>>> Subject: W3C Linked Data Community Directory
>>> 
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> The W3C has launched a community directory of eGov projects and suppliers:
>>>   http://dir.w3.org
>>> 
>>> The directory is built on Callimachus [1], a Linked Data management
>> system.  A SPARQL endpoint is available to authenticated users.
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>>> 
>>> 
>>> [1] Callimachus: http://callimachusproject.org
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> Regards,
> 
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