[Open-Legislation] okcon oleg meet wrap-up

Niels Erik Kaaber Rasmussen niels at buhlrasmussen.eu
Mon Jul 4 04:20:07 UTC 2011

 Thanks for the wrap-up.

 On Mon, 4 Jul 2011 00:37:51 +0200, stef wrote:
> hey,
> we had a splashing time at okcon. some of the people that meddle 
> around
> parlaments data were on site, so we set up an impromptu meetup to 
> discuss
> cooperation. below my notes:
> present were (including data they have):
> pudo (de: process, ref to eu, MP, law texts)
> nils erik (dk: MPS, votes, law metadata, election results)
>           (eu: votes, meps, law metadata, council votes)
> stef (eu: votes, meps, process, committee agendas)
> michal (sk: votes, mps, committee memberships)
>        (cz: votes, mps, committee memberships)
> apparently all of us share some information on M(E)Ps and also on 
> laws
> relations to eu legislation. the idea was to create a service which 
> provides
> static urls to people, national parties and laws, pointing to eu,
> national and
> even county/municipal level databases. we should flesh this out a bit
> more, if
> anyone can expand on this, thanks.
> other notes
> - there is apparently another similar list to open-legislation,
> tom steinberg could know more.

 It's transparency-tech at googlegroups.com

> - there is a nice page on our efforts on wikipedia:
> https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Parliamentary_informatics#Poland
> - someone recommended to have a look at sejmometr.pl - very 
> impressive.
> - also bulgaria is said to have an excellent site.

 The Bulgarian site I mentioned is actually the official site. Here they 
 publish most of the interesting data in XML and RSS, see: 

> cheers,s

 Best, Niels Erik
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