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Re: Linked Data Book in Early Access Release

From: Dawson, Laura <Laura.Dawson@bowker.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 10:20:05 -0500
To: Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>, John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Message-ID: <CCE4D034.1712A%laura.dawson@bowker.com>
It's scratching the surface…

From: Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com<mailto:scorlosquet@gmail.com>>
To: John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com<mailto:olyerickson@gmail.com>>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org<mailto:public-lod@w3.org>>, David Wood <david@3roundstones.com<mailto:david@3roundstones.com>>
Subject: Re: Linked Data Book in Early Access Release

O'Reilly seem to have RDFa for title, author names and homepages, isbn, for example:
http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596516499.do
which gives in Turtle: http://goo.gl/BL2Gz

Steph.


On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 9:57 AM, John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com<mailto: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<mailto:melvincarvalho@gmail.com>> wrote:
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> On 5 December 2012 15:36, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com<mailto:melvincarvalho@gmail.com>> wrote:
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>> On 5 December 2012 14:56, David Wood <david@3roundstones.com<mailto:david@3roundstones.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Dec 5, 2012, at 08:46, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com<mailto: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<mailto: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/<http://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<http://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.
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>>
>> How about this?
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>> http://linked.data.fm/book.html
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>> It's also LDP compliant ;)
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> BTW you can do quite a lot in design mode :
> http://www.quirksmode.org/dom/execCommand/
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>>>
>>>
>>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>
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Steph.
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