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Re: Linked Data Book in Early Access Release

From: Dawson, Laura <Laura.Dawson@bowker.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 10:03:41 -0500
To: John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
CC: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Message-ID: <CCE4CC5C.1710E%laura.dawson@bowker.com>
It isn't. I've been speaking with them about it. I know they're thinking
about it on the Safari Books side, but their main website has not really
jumped in.

On 12/5/12 9:57 AM, "John Erickson" <olyerickson@gmail.com> wrote:

>Is the O'Reilly site linked data "saavy?" If so, perhaps that could be
>used as incentive for Manning to do likewise...
>
>On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 9:52 AM, Melvin Carvalho
><melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> On 5 December 2012 15:36, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
>>wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 5 December 2012 14:56, David Wood <david@3roundstones.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> 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.
>>>
>>>
>>> How about this?
>>>
>>> http://linked.data.fm/book.html
>>>
>>> It's also LDP compliant ;)
>>
>>
>> BTW you can do quite a lot in design mode :
>> http://www.quirksmode.org/dom/execCommand/
>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 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.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Dave
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
>
>-- 
>John S. Erickson, Ph.D.
>Director, Web Science Operations
>Tetherless World Constellation (RPI)
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