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Re: Linked Data Book in Early Access Release

From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2012 09:03:34 -0500
Message-Id: <92D8C2EE-12E3-456F-BE4C-18510F1D823B@3roundstones.com>
To: "public-lod@w3.org community" <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi all,

Great news!  Manning's publisher and Webmaster helped us to publish some LD about the book on Manning's site.  In my opinion, that is much, much better than doing it ourselves on a separate site.

There is a now an RDF icon on:
…that links to:

We will continue to build out the LD as the book progresses.  Suggestions for content welcome.

Many thanks to the people at Manning for making this happen.


On Dec 5, 2012, at 09:05, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> On 12/5/12 8:56 AM, David Wood 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.
>> 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
> A while back, there was a thread (on this list) about simple Linked Data deployment demonstration scenarios. I suggest you simply describe the book in a Turtle document then publish a link from one of the data spaces you control. You don't need more than that for this dog-fooding to kick in :-)
> Links:
> 1. http://bit.ly/SBDmXr -- describing stuff I like using a turtle document .
> -- 
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