[ckan-discuss] [ninjas] 262 New Zealand, 70 Australian datasets happily in CKAN

Stuart A. Yeates syeates at gmail.com
Sun Jun 13 05:35:20 BST 2010

Great work Tim.

Might have helped to give us the URL http://www.ckan.net/tag/country-newzealand

Next time up update / regenerate the mapping, it would be great to see
an "Aotearoa" tag on those datasets.


On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 2:46 PM, Tim McNamara
<paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a heads up that every dataset from http://data.australia.gov.au &
> http://data.govt.nz is now also found at CKAN
> There are few things that I would like to do some finishing touches on, but
> will postpone that work until next weekend:
> New Zealand datasets are not populated with tags by my script. New Zealand's
> tagging system seems overly complicated. Using rel='tag' in links would have
> been an easier approach.
> Generate format-xls/format-pdf/etc tags depending on the file types.
> Licencing information is not yet being sent to CKAN in the format it wants.
> I have included the original text, but getting a machine to guess what the
> licence is and then match it to the id codes of licences that are already
> accepted seems like a task for when I need to procrastinate. Basically, the
> full licence details appear in the details section down the bottom of each
> page, but not in the info box on the top right.
> None of the files have hashes. I am reluctant to add my own hashes to the
> downloaded files, because I can't ensure their authenticity as a third
> party.
> Cheers,
> Tim.
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