[okfn-labs] public bodies project and documentation

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Tue Jul 16 15:25:47 UTC 2013

On 15 July 2013 18:49, Augusto Herrmann <augusto.herrmann at gmail.com> wrote:

> Just created the pull request at
> https://github.com/okfn/publicbodies/pull/42 , which adds the Brazilian
> federal public bodies of the executive branch.

Brilliant - and merged!

> Now I have even more questions about the meaning of the columns. I had
> thought that "parent" and "parent_key" referred to when a body was somehow
> subordinate or hierarchically placed under another body. But the
> application adds the label "Parent category", which seems to imply
> otherwise.

That's a typo in web interface. We should just rename to Parent
Organization / Body.

> And I still don't get how categories are supposed to work, as the datasets
> lack any examples whatsoever of categories.

Agreed. See previous email. Please add comments and suggestions on this
point in: https://github.com/okfn/publicbodies/issues/29



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