Re: [govtrack] Re: The People's Data
- It does seem key to stress the importance of making the raw data
available instead of putting the data behind water-fountain like
web2.0 APIs. I'm not sure what the best way to do that is. Perhaps a
bunch of blog posts pointing to one another is the answer? Where's
your blog Peggy?
On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 8:59 AM, pgrvn <pgrvn@...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, tauberer@... wrote:
>> Your friend, tauberer@..., wants you to check out this article:
> Go, Josh! A mention of GovTrack has become de rigeur in these types of
> Too bad the reporter focused on government API's and not so much the
> actual people's data. I'll blog it anyway.
> Yahoo! Groups Links
- Excellent work Josh! you and everyone else who keep govtrack running deserve so much more recognition :)
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Date: 2 Mar 2009 08:01:21 -0500
Subject: [govtrack] The People’s Data
- The post is here:
I was a little underwhelmed by the article, so redirected folks to OOGL.
Blog address is:
(The audience is a professional association group composed largely of 'non-traditional' librarians working with government info --some commercial vendors, some govt webmasters, some govt agency librarians, some surviving newspaper researchers, etc.)