[datacatalogs] Tracking DataCatalogs Activity

Ramine Tinati rt506 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Oct 17 23:20:43 UTC 2011

Indeed! It's a shame CKAN isn't used for more Open Government Catalogs,
alternative record harvesting is not as simple!


-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Cyganiak [mailto:richard.cyganiak at deri.org] 
Sent: 17 October 2011 20:36
To: Ramine Tinati
Cc: data-catalogs at lists.okfn.org
Subject: Re: [datacatalogs] Tracking DataCatalogs Activity

On 17 Oct 2011, at 20:31, Ramine Tinati wrote:
> The xml file is constructed through a small script that I wrote, which 
> utilises the CKAN API which datacatalogs.org uses to gather the 
> metadata for each of the catalogs.
> The XML format, based on OAI is then fed into ROAR. The script is ran 
> at a set interval, which in turn updates the xml file, and finally 
> ROAR will refresh the record.


I guess it's the same script that's running here for CKAN.


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