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Re: [Poplus] Popolo and JSON-LD

From: Andreas Kuckartz <a.kuckartz@ping.de>
Date: 14 Apr 2015 07:38:08 +0200
Message-ID: <552CA7C0.20700@ping.de>
To: "James McKinney" <james@opennorth.ca>
Cc: poplus@googlegroups.com, public-opengov@w3.org
Am 13.04.2015 17:28, schrieb James McKinney:
>> On Apr 13, 2015, at 1:19 AM, Andreas Kuckartz
>> <A.Kuckartz@ping.de> wrote: I would like to analyse the data,
>> convert it to RDF and do something with that heap of Linked Data
>> (and in combination with other Linked Data). Currently I can do
>> none of these.
> 
> More common use cases are, “I want a list of all Canadian MPs” or 
> “I want an API for all votes in the House of Commons.”

These are perfect examples of "do something with that heap of Linked
Data" ;-)

> I think you’ll need to do some research yourself, which if you
> share with the community, others might contribute to.

The is now a Wiki page on which I am collecting such information
(starting with the info you provided):
https://github.com/OpenGovLD/specs/wiki/List-of-data-providers

> The only way to avoid out-of-band contexts is to eliminate the
> plain JSON serialization, which I think will be an unpopular
> choice.

That can easily be misunderstood: The addition of support for media
type "application/ld+json" does *not* require the removal of support
for "application/json".

Cheers,
Andreas
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