[okfn-labs] dat - Versioned Data
pieter.colpaert at okfn.org
Mon Aug 17 08:24:52 UTC 2015
I find it a very interesting tool... Yet I have never used it in production.
Right now, I just use git + npm for dataset versioning. E.g., this is my
dataset for the Belgian railway company's stations:
https://github.com/irail/stations. Someone who wants to change the data
can use the github user interface, which is user friendly enough.
However, this process only works because our CSV files are less than
I would love to hear similar testimonies of people using dat in
On 17-08-15 09:59, Ingmar Schlecht wrote:
> Hi folks,
> not sure if this is the right forum, but given that discuss.okfn.org
> currently lacks the "new topic" button , I dare to post this here.
> Does any of you know / has worked with "dat", the Git for data,
> already? What are your experiences? Do you think it has potential to
> become THE versioning for data software out there? It looks like a
> handy tool to me but I can't really judge the maturity of the project
> and software, so I would be interested in your comments.
> Interestingly, when searching for "Data Versioning" in google the
> first result still is a text on Data Versioning theory by Rufus:
> http://dataprotocols.org/revisioning-data/ Would be nice to see
> something like that updated to todays possiblilities including the
> potential of things like "dat".
>  new topic button missing, see the last three replies to:
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