[okfn-discuss] russian translation of OKD
sim at gis-lab.info
Mon Feb 22 04:30:57 GMT 2010
thank you for puting my translation of OKD online. Can I ask that
a link to http://gis-lab.info will be added to my name the same way it
was added for example to Swedish translation: http://www.opendefinition.org/okd/svenska/
Our community is working to making open data and we'd appreciate some
Вы писали 19 февраля 2010 г., 12:48:02:
JG> Below is a new project idea from OKF board member Martin Keegan.
JG> Project still needs a name.
JG> This is exactly the kind of thing it would be great to put in the incubator!
JG> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
JG> I want to be able to get international comparative data crowdsourced. This
JG> would be useful for all sorts of things, but my motivation is helping
JG> civil society groups better target their activities.
JG> I propose a system which works as follows: a moderator decides he wants a
JG> dataset mapping country names to some boolean, such as the answer to the
JG> question "Is it possible for an association to get a bank account without
JG> incorporating?". He goes to some well-known location, such as
JG> http://countrydata.okfn.org/, and creates his one-line questionnaire, and
JG> is given a URL of the form
JG> which he then publishes, doubtless on some sod-awful microblogging
JG> We also make him specify a time period during which the questionnaire is
JG> active (and squirrel this away to shove in our metadata package at the
JG> Visitors to the website can then fill in the questionnaire in relation to
JG> their own country. The website requests but do not require identification.
JG> The moderator can zap responses he adjudges to be wrong. A quick and dirty
JG> chart of countries colourcoded on a world map is provided (either to the
JG> moderator or to all visitors - not sure), though this only makes sense
JG> where there's a single question in the questionnaire.
JG> Once the time is up, the dataset is published on that website and
JG> registered in CKAN.
JG> Data types which should be permitted in v1 are booleans and floats / ints,
JG> though in the latter case the moderator needs to specify acceptable ranges
JG> (needed for validity checks and the gradient on the maps). In v2 we permit
JG> enumerations (that is, a forced choice between responses specified by the
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