Re: [govtrack] What's wrong w/ gov data publishing
- Excellent, thanks for the links! I've moved the page
to the new wiki and I've also added these links to
I think as we get closer to understanding just what's
available we should be in a good position to make
demands on our government. As others begin development
they should keep an eye out for trouble areas and add
them to this page for later referencing.
Josh - good call, it's a much more intuitive wiki.
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- On Jun 9, 2005, at 1:27 PM, Scott Beardsley wrote:
> Generally, I'm against PDF and for XML-esque (HTML/XMLThis will probably sound vague but i think the main thing is that the
> works but RDF is probably best).
data has semantic and not stylistic markup so that it can be repurposed
as needed. So you would want:
I agree that PDF would be the wrong choice. PDF is totally stylistic
and is very hard to repurpose. It's great for printing out a page
though. The trick is getting people to author documents by marking up
semantics, or building the infrastructure to support it.
But at the end of the day, any publicly available electronic data is an
improvement imho, so keep up the good work :-)