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Re: linked open data and PDF

From: Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@graphity.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:31:46 +0100
Message-ID: <CAE35VmxRXZsw1ebROv1E+0sdtEZbK4LOvJ0_qN0r2gK1SoawOA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Houle <ontology2@gmail.com>
Cc: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Hey all,

I think APIs for common languages like Java and C# to extract XMP RDF
from PDF Files/Streams would be much more helpful than standalone
tools such as Paul mentions.

I've looked at Adobe PDF Library SDK but none of the features mention metadata:


On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 11:24 PM, Paul Houle <ontology2@gmail.com> wrote:
> I just used Acrobat Pro to look at the XMP metadata for a standards document
> (extra credit if you know which one) and saw something like this
> https://raw.githubusercontent.com/paulhoule/images/master/MetadataSample.PNG
> in this particular case this is fine RDF,  just very little of it because
> nobody made an effort to fill it in.  The lack of a title is particularly
> annoying when I am reading this document at the gym because it gets lost in
> a maze of twisty filenames that all look the same,
> I looked at some financial statements and found that some were very well
> annotated and some not at all.  Acrobat Pro has a tool that outputs the data
> in RDF/XML;  I can't imagine it is hard to get this data out with third
> party tools in most cases.
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 2:36 PM, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com> wrote:
>> I just joined this list. I’m looking to help improve the story for Linked
>> Open Data in PDF, to lift PDF (and other formats) from one-star to five,
>> perhaps using XMP. I’ve found a few hints in the mailing list archive here.
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/2014Oct/0169.html
>> but I’m still looking. Any clues, problem statements, sample sites?
>> Larry
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> Paul Houle
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