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Re: FW: Failed to port datastore to RDF, will go Mongo

From: William Waites <ww@styx.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 14:29:44 +0100
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org, Friedrich Lindenberg <friedrich@pudo.org>
Message-ID: <20101124132944.GL60158@styx.org>
... on the plus side, Friedrich wrote:

] * Lots of coolness, sucking up to linked data people.

I don't see these as particularly good things in themselves. The
solutions have to be obviously technically sound and convenient to
use. Drinking the kool-aid is not helpful.

* [2010-11-24 08:05:08 -0500] Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> écrit:
] Is your data available as a dump?

UK data for 2009 that I made is available at:


But this was done more or less by hand and repurposing the CSV ->
SDMX (this was done before QB became best practice)  scripts is not
easy. Still, from a modeling perspective they might be a good starting

But having to ask a question in the right place and the answer being a
good starting point is maybe different from doing a google search and
finding easy to follow recipes that can immediately plugged into some
web app.

William Waites
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