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Re: [tlug] OT: Beer Festival

On Sep 10, 2008, at 10:54 AM, Edward Middleton wrote:

Edward Middleton wrote:

Everyone involved publishes a FOAF file linking members together and including links to their pub/izakaya/tachinomi information in rdf. A crawler would be setup on the TLUG server to update members FOAF data and update their pub/izakaya/tachinomi information. The merged RDF information could be queried from the TLUG site, or alternatively people could download it for local querying. If people want to join they just need a FOAF reference from someone already involved.

I just realized I didn't include the why (i.e. what you could do with this information)? You could use this information to

* find all pubs[1] in general area.
* find the nijikai location.
* find the closest pub selling X beer.
* find all pubs rated by X
* find pubs open at a specific time.
* find the next closest pubs to the station.
* plot all pubs in a given location[2].

and all based on information by people you know.


1. replace pub with pub/izakaya/tachinomi

OK, so each of us just prepare a RDF file based on this southampton file, publishes on the net, and someone writes a script to gather the info. Sounds good.

On Sep 10, 2008, at 10:49 AM, Scott Robbins wrote:
On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 09:11:47AM +0900, BABA Yoshihiko wrote:

SL Baur wrote:
On 9/6/08, Wayne <> wrote:

Seeing how I got away with posting OT about beer once I'll try
again :)

Sure. Beer requires a server. Server is one of the topics in this group.

Ok, THAT was a good line. I laughed loudly enough to scare the cat.

Scott, I am sorry for the car. Please serve milk to her.

BABA Yoshihiko

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