[ckan-discuss] Starting a "Scotlands Data" group in CKAN

David Read david.read at okfn.org
Thu Jul 14 12:12:03 BST 2011

On 13 July 2011 19:56, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
> On 13 July 2011 16:14, David Read <david.read at okfn.org> wrote:
>> On 13 July 2011 16:08, Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
>>> David: this is incredibly timely! I've just been speaking with several
>>> people about open data in Scotland. I've asked them to introduce
>>> themselves on this list when they have time.
>>> Do you have a URL for the new import? E.g. a tag or group?
>> http://ckan.net/tag/country-scotland
> Minor point: we're converging on format of {section}.{subsection} so
> going forward we should aim for country.scotland tag format (is there
> an 2 digit iso code for scotland? if so we should also have
> country.{2-digit-iso-code}

Agreed - I've changed that now.

It's a bit of a jungle out there tag-wise, with packages divided
between the dot and dash notation. It would be helpful to consolidate.

@Rufus are you happy for me to do some mass edits for all countries
and cities? I've knocked up a tool that uses the API.


> Rufus

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