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Re: Linked Data Book in Early Access Release

From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 08:56:16 -0500
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
Message-Id: <805C4F3E-1341-4BB9-8B27-ABC6F25EC2B3@3roundstones.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
On Dec 5, 2012, at 08:46, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> On 12/5/12 7:55 AM, David Wood wrote:
>> On Dec 5, 2012, at 06:34, Chris Beer<chris@codex.net.au>  wrote:
>>> ><snip>
>>> >
>>>>> >>>http://www.manning.com/dwood/  itself doesn't seam to have any Linked Data
>>>>> >>>to consume;)
>>> >
>>> >Makes sense to me - if you know enough to look for LD resources at the
>>> >manning.com/dwood/ URI, you've just self evaluated that you probably don't
>>> >need the book! :P
>> I agree - and have been speaking with Manning about this.  Unfortunately, I haven't made any progress yet.  I'll keep trying!
>> Thanks for the mail.  Perhaps I can use it as proof to Manning that people do want LD on their site.
>> Regards,
>> Dave
> Dave,
> They have to understand that its sorta contradictory if they need to be convinced of this matter :-)

Oh, I see your point and have made it myself.  Unfortunately, economics seems to be dictating otherwise to them for right or wrong.

The only productive suggestion that has been made to me is to put up a parallel site for the book that includes LD.  Michael Hausenblas has offered the domain linkeddatadeveloper.com, which was his original site for the book but has fallen into disuse.  Of course, I would need to be willing to pay for the site and take the time to operate it.

Would the community find that a useful thing to do?  I am willing to go to the effort if I receive a good number of positive responses.


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