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new Linked Data from UK Ordnance Survey

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 14:58:36 +0200
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=fBfgUnbPeW3EZzDOd1WdvothiDENzxWZ9P1eY@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-poiwg@w3.org
Cc: John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>
It seems http://data.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/ just got some updates...

Blogged by John Goodwin here,

"Ordnance Survey have now released an update to their linked data,
which can be seen here. The new data now includes postcode information
as well as a few changes to the administrative geography data. In this
post Iíll go through whatís in the data, and give a few sample SPARQL

(SPARQL is an SQL-ish query language for querying databases composed
of RDF statements)

See also last year's

Also yesterday's "So what can I do with the new Ordnance Survey Linked Data?"

"In a previous post I wrote up some of the features of the new
Ordnance Survey Linked Data. In this blog post I want to run through a
concrete example of the sort of thing you can build using this linked

The folk at Talis also have a writeup,



ps. I used to live
http://data.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/id/7000000000016437 ... nice to have
an ID for it!
Received on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 12:59:10 UTC

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