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Re: Request for pre-review of Linked Data Glossary

From: James McKinney <james@opennorth.ca>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 17:50:53 -0400
Cc: W3C public GLD WG WG <public-gld-wg@w3.org>, Ghislain Auguste Atemezing <Auguste.Atemezing@eurecom.fr>, Biplav Srivastava <sbiplav@in.ibm.com>, GLD Chairs <team-gld-chairs@w3.org>
Message-Id: <ED432B12-79B8-4078-A231-481F13BBCA0A@opennorth.ca>
To: Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com>
1. 5 Star Linked Data

Isn't the format used by Microsoft Excel no longer proprietary? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_Open_XML

It's also a bit jarring to find an advertisement for the linked data mug after the first item in the glossary.

2. 5 Star Linked Data Diagram

I would merge this in with "5 Star Linked Data". I'd never heard of the diagram, and I'm not sure there really is one canonical diagram.


If we are going to list CKAN, should we not list others like Socrata? I would opt to not include any specific vendor.

16. curl

curl can retrieve any data over a wide variety of protocols, not just machine readable content. The example here is inappropriate. It should appear under the definition for 55. Machine Readable Data. If that's done, remove the link to "curl" from 25. DBPedia.

21. Data Cloud

"directoies" typo

OK, read the first 25 for now.


On 2013-03-18, at 5:34 PM, Bernadette Hyland wrote:

> Hi,
> Per our last telecon on Thursday (14-Mar), we agreed to do an internal sanity check on the glossary before moving this to a WG Note.  Later this week I plan to reach out to a number of authors of references on Linked Data for peer review, (i,e., J. Hendler, C. Bizer, T. Heath, D. Wood, M. Zaidman, et al.) once the GLD WG has reviewed.
> Please consider reviewing the 122 glossary terms [1] prior this Thursday call, that would be very helpful.  Please keep in mind the target audience for this LD glossary is Web developers coming up the curve on basic concepts around publishing data on the Web as LOD, it is not intended as an academic reference per se.
> The editors will take the lead on folding in feedback asap.  Please cut & paste the current & proposed language & reply to this thread.
> We'd link the terms to other deliverables including the vocabularies and BP docs during the LC process, and encourage cross linking with dependency and liaison groups in due course.
> Thank you in advance for your time reviewing the LD glossary.
> Cheers,
> Bernadette Hyland, co-chair 
> W3C Government Linked Data Working Group
> Charter: http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/
> [1] https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/gld/raw-file/default/glossary/index.html
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