This report describes the current state of entity data in the Wikidata knowledge base for the domain of computing between January 2018 and April 2019.
1. What is ShEx? Shape Expressions, commonly known as ShEx, is a constraint language for modeling and validating RDF data. As stated in this paper (http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2042/paper40.pdf ), XML Schema is to XML what ShEx is to RDF. A great place to …Continue Using ShEx to Investigate Data about Software and File Formats in Wikidata
When we released the beta version of the EaaSI software on March 5, our hope was to learn from putting the software in action. Yes, we wanted to identify bugs and errors in the system, but we also wanted to …Continue EaasI Up to the Test: Users Identify Areas for Improvement
Preface The release of the EaaSI beta is an opportunity for the project team to learn about the EaaSI Network functionality in action. As environments are created and shared, we expect to uncover bugs in the software and challenges running …Continue Beta Deployment: EaaSI in AWS or Bust!
In this seventh and final episode of a series about using the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use, you’ll learn: Why licensing isn’t a viable solution to copyright issues in preservation projects with global reach How U.S. fair use …Continue International Implications
The latest issue of SPN’s newsletter, Stacktrace, is now available! It includes: SPN Staff Software Profiles Published Software Preservation Quarterly Community Forum Recap Updates from SPN affiliated projects (EaaSI and FCoP) Read the full issue here: STACKTRACE News from Software …Continue Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 2 (Feb 2019 – Mar 2019)
In this sixth episode in a seven-part series about using the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use, you’ll learn: The difference between a document and a shift in practice How other communities have incorporated fair use into their professional …Continue Making the Code Part of Software Preservation Culture
FCoP Cohort Activity Cohort Documentation In February, the FCoP cohort participants compiled a list of external resources they have used, consulted, or otherwise employed in their course of their individual FCoP projects. FCoP External Resources reflects the wide range of tasks and …Continue FCoP Update February – March 2019
EaaSI Beta Release During the months of February and March, the EaaSI Project Team put the finishing touches on the beta release of the EaaSI software. In February, team members conducted internal testing of the system. Tests focused on new …Continue EaaSI Update February-March 2019